Topics and Guests, May 7

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

The Pentagon says that truck found in northern Iraq has no apparent other purpose than as a mobile bioweapons lab (search) just like the one described at the United Nations last fall by Secretary of State Powell.

Guest preview: Eric Dezenhall, president of Nichols-Dezenhall Communications Management Group, gives us the scoop on criticisms coming from Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., (search) and Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., (search) over President Bush's appearance aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln.


• United States moves to lift some sanctions on Iraq (search).

• An audiotape found in Baghdad is thought to contain a speech recorded last week by Saddam Hussein calling on Iraqis to wage a "secret" war against occupying coalition forces.

• Vice President Dick Cheney agrees to be President Bush's running mate in 2004, saying past health problems won't prevent him from being on the next presidential ticket.

• A senior Hamas fugitive is killed in a mysterious explosion in the West Bank, and the Islamic militant group accuses Israeli troops of setting off the blast.

• The top U.N. envoy to Afghanistan warns that ethnic strife and increased activity by Taliban and rebel forces are threatening the peace process and he calls for strengthening Afghan security forces nationwide.

• A top Iranian official denies his country has a nuclear weapons program but tells the United Nations that Iran is not willing to submit to tougher inspections of its facilities.

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