Longing for Her Salad Days

When the WorldCom scandal broke, Martha Stewart must have smiled. Here, surely, was deliverance--a fresh spectacle that would shift the fickle spotlight of the tabloids and TV shows away from insider-trading allegations against the Diva of Domesticity and onto some other supposed villain.

No such luck. If anything, the heat in Stewart's kitchen is rising. Investigators say they are looking into possible obstruction of justice by Stewart, stemming from what they suspect are false statements about her sale of 3,928 shares of stock in drug company ImClone a day before it announced bad news that drove the stock price down.

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