Topics and Guests, June 4

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

President Bush says "important progress" was made in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (search) and new Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas (search) toward implementing the Middle East "road map" for peace. But Secretary of State Colin Powell says the real test will come from performance.


• Culminating an eight-year struggle, congressional opponents of an abortion procedure they call partial birth abortion (search) are on the verge of passing a law barring doctors from using it.

• In what Democrats called an annual GOP rite of spring, the Republican-controlled House passes an amendment to the Constitution to criminalize flag burning for the fifth time in eight years.

• British Prime Minister Tony Blair, under fire from lawmakers over the failure to find Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction, says the government will cooperate with a parliamentary probe into the intelligence on Iraqi arms that he used to justify war.

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