COVER: The Royal Mess
After a summer of discontent, Charles and Diana have agreed to go their separate ways, leaving the rest of Britain to wonder how -- and whether -- the monarchy can be saved
THE TRANSITION: Bill Does D.C.
Clinton blends outsider status with the inside game
CLINTON'S PEOPLE: A Pro and a Professor
Stephanopoulos and Lake exemplify high-minded savvy
THE PRESIDENCY: Sorrowful Tidings
Bush's mother dies, another loss in a season of sadness
BUDGET: Soaking the Foreigners Won't Work
Why Clinton's proposed revenue raiser is a pipe dream
U.S. MILITARY: Masculine Mind-Set...