Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

Steve Centanni reports: The U.S. Supreme Court (search) rejects Texas' gay sex ban, ruling that states cannot punish homosexual couples for engaging in sex acts that are legal for heterosexuals.

Guest preview: Edward Lazarus, author of Closed Chambers: The Rise, Fall and Future of the Modern Supreme Court, gives us his take on the latest Supreme Court decision on sodomy.

Plus:

One American special forces soldier is killed and eight others are wounded by hostile fire in southwestern Baghdad. Two other U.S. soldiers are reported to have been abducted in Baghdad.

A former Iraqi nuclear scientist provides American authorities parts and documents from Saddam Hussein's nuclear weapons program that he claims to have buried more than 12 years ago.

Palestinian militants step up violence against Israelis, dispatching bombers, roadside snipers and a teenage gunman even as Palestinian officials and militia leaders discuss the time and place to announce a three-month halt in attacks. Jennifer Griffin finds out the latest from the head of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade (search).

A federal appeals court dismisses the government's appeal of a lower court order granting accused Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui (search) the right to question a senior Al Qaeda leader in U.S. custody.

Details on those stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.

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