Topics and Guests, October 24

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

Police swoop down and arrest a man and his teenage companion at a Maryland rest stop in what may be a major break in the Beltway Sniper case.


• Chechen gunmen shoot and kill one of the hundreds of hostages taken captive in a Moscow theater to demand Russia end its bloody war in the Caucasus province.

• Pushing ahead on Iraq after weeks of diplomatic wrangling, the United States puts its tough new proposal into the hands of the Security Council in preparation for a vote that could come as early as next week.

• Differences often dominate U.S.-Chinese summits, but Friday's meeting between President Bush and Chinese President Jiang Zemin is expected to be a sober exchange on their shared concerns about a nuclear-armed North Korea.

Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
— Guests and topics are subject to change