Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume.
Jim Angle reports: Market shows no confidence as Dow drops during Bush economy speech. "Confidence" was the catchword of the day as President Bush discusses ways to restore a sound economy, which has seen marked improvements in productivity and retail sales but still is bound by nearly 6 percent unemployment and a crashing stock market.
Guest: Professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University on the recent judicial decision striking down the Pledge of Allegiance. Did the father have a legal basis to bring the claim on his daughter's behalf, when he doesn't even have custody of his daughter?
Brian Wilson reports: John Walker Lindh, the California man captured while fighting with the Taliban in Afghanistan, pleads guilty to two charges in a surprise deal that will spare him from spending the rest of his life in prison.
Dari Alexander reports: A court in Pakistan convicts four Islamic militants of the kidnapping and murder of American reporter Daniel Pearl earlier this year, sentencing the British-born leader of the group to death by hanging.
Carl Cameron reports: Convicted of bribery, tax evasion and racketeering, Rep. James Traficant is now going to be judged by a panel of his peers, the House Ethics Committee, which will decide whether to throw the nine-term representative out of Congress.
Jennifer Griffin reports: Are top Palestinian officials funneling millions of dollars into European bank accounts, fearing the collapse of the Palestinian Authority?
Greg Palkot reports: A presumed neo-Nazi who tried to assassinate President Jacques Chirac was target-practicing less than a week before the attack at the annual Bastille Day parade.We'll have the update.
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