Topics and Guests for July 18

Home mortgage rates (search) are booming now, but some say they’re likely to bust.The Mortgage Bankers Association of America says home mortgages are expected to plunge in 2004.

Is this your last chance to get that dream rate? We'll ask Doug Duncan, chief economist and senior vice president of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America.

A U.S. soldier was killed in Iraq Friday when a bomb blew up under his Humvee, a U.S. military spokesman said. But is the media too focused on the bad news in Iraq? We'll ask Van Hipp, former deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Army.

Plus, while our troops fight over there, their spouses fight over here. Tomorrow, a group of military wives will stage a protest to get their husbands home. But Lori Guss, whose husband Aaron is a staff sergeant in the 3rd Infantry Division, explains why she wants no part of it.

Schools across the nation are targeting soda in an attempt to win the war on fat. But are these anti-obesity (search) steps going too far? We'll get a fair and balanced debate from the Center for Consumer Freedom's Mike Burita and George Washington University Law Professor John Banzhaf.

We'll take the market's temperature with Tobin Smith, founder and chairman of Change Wave Research; Scott Bleier, president of Hybrid Investors, and George Muzea, president of Muzea Insider Consulting Services.

Plus, prosecutors are expected to announce Friday whether Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant will be charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman at an exclusive Colorado mountain resort. What legal options do the authorities have? We'll examine the likely scenarios with Rob Becker, FOX Sports Net legal analyst, and Lis Wiehl, former federal prosecutor and FOX News legal analyst.

And, no matter the decision, will Bryant still be seeing green? Nova Lanktree, executive vice president of player marketing for CSMG International, explains.

We'll have those stories and more on tonight's edition of Your World with Cavuto.

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