Topics and Guests, July 1

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

Guest preview: Secretary of State Colin Powell tells us the latest on the situation in Iraq, the progress with the road map to peace and more. Don't miss it!

In Baghdad, two separate groups of U.S. military vehicles are attacked by rocket-propelled grenades, injuring at least six U.S. soldiers.  But President Bush renews his commitment to transform Iraq, promising the forces loyal to Saddam "will face ruin."


In Tikrit (search), Saddam Hussein's hometown, the regional governor announces that Abdullah Mahmoud al-Khattab, leader of Saddam's Bani al-Nasiri tribe, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen.

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (search) and Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas (search) meet for the third time in recent weeks, but it's the first time the two leaders make a public display of reconciliation.

Get ready to reap the first benefits of President Bush's recent tax cut.

President Bush is outlining a new program to provide what he calls school choice — but opponents are calling it a voucher (search) plan.

And we pay tribute to former Sen. Strom Thurmond (search). 

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

— Guests and topics are subject to change