Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

Congress gives President Bush the authority to use military force against Iraq in a major policy victory for the White House.

Plus:

•  The State Department warns Americans overseas to stay vigilant because of "the continuing threat of terrorist actions" against U.S. interests worldwide, including possible suicide attacks aimed at U.S. civilians.

•  Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes the Security Council could reach common ground on Iraq and did not rule out Moscow's agreeing to a new U.N. resolution on the return of weapons inspectors to Iraq.

•  Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development."

Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
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