American forces have captured seven Iraqis near Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit. Two of them are top-level loyalists to the deposed leader, and five are believed responsible for attacks on American troops. 

And in Najaf, a bomb explodes outside the house of a leading Muslim Shiite cleric. 

FNC Correspondent Dan Springer will be in Baghdad with the latest.

• Democrats who would be president make national security and the treatment of American military forces their campaign topic of the day. 

Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry (search) takes swipes at both the Bush administration and Democratic rival Howard Dean (search). 

We'll get more on that from FOX News Chief Political Correspondent Carl Cameron.

• State media coverage of the California recall election is intense. With celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger (search) running, it's no wonder. But is the coverage fair and balanced?

FNC Correspondent Trace Gallagher investigates whether Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante (search) appears to be getting the bulk of the attention from the Latino media.

• Alabama State Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore (search) says he will not remove a Ten Commandments monument from a judicial building, despite a federal court order.

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

— Guests and topics are subject to change