Jim Angle reports: President Bush will seek to make 2001's $1.35 trillion tax cut plan permanent and accelerate cuts slated for 2010 -- the next to last year of the plan -- as part of his $674 billion economic stimulus package.
Guest preview: Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist tells us his plans for the new year. Plus, he gives us the lowdown on the president's economic agenda.
• The FBI is no longer looking for the five subjects of a nationwide manhunt that was kicked off just before the new year.
• Continuing to be defiant, North Korea warns the world that sanctions the U.N. demands "mean a war," as South Korea continues its effort to find a peaceful solution to the nuclear standoff by sending another top diplomat to Washington.
• Israeli troops exchange fire with Palestinian militiamen for four hours, killing three gunmen before withdrawing from the outskirts of a refugee camp.
Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
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