Topics and Guests, December 27

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

James Rosen reports: North Korea will toss out United Nations-certified nuclear inspectors and restart an atomic lab that could be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium.

Guest preview: David Albright, former International Atomic Energy Agency inspector, gives us his take on the heated situation with North Korea.


• Several military units, including the battle group attached to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, have been told to get ready for deployment to the Persian Gulf

• A Palestinian gunman breaks into a West Bank settlement and fires on Jewish seminary students gathered for the Sabbath dinner in the communal dining hall. Four people are killed and eight wounded.

• Homicide bombers drive two trucks packed with explosives through cordons protecting the headquarters of Chechnya's pro-Moscow government and then detonate them, killing at least 35 people and wounding 60 more.

• The world's first human clone, a 7-pound baby named Eve, was born Thursday, according to a chemist connected to a sect that believes life on Earth was created by extraterrestrials.

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