Friday, April 9: Suspending Operations

On today's edition of "DaySide" with Linda Vester:

On the first anniversary of the fall of Baghdad, the U.S. military has halted offensive operations in the hostile Iraqi city of Fallujah (search). What is happening on the ground? We’ll ask Darrin Mortenson, reporter for the North County Times in California, who is embedded with the Marines.

Plus, as U.S. troops retake Kut, is Fallujah far behind? We’ll ask Alireza Jafarzadeh, Fox News foreign affairs analyst.

And, we’ll get reaction to the disturbing new trend of the kidnapping foreign nationals in Iraq.

Declassify Document? Will the White House release Thursday's much-discussed document warning of an attack by Usama bin Laden? And will it matter? We’ll ask former Sen. Fred Thompson.

Good Friday: We’ll go live to the Coliseum in Rome, where Pope John Paul II is observing Good Friday.

Swan Sings: A new reality show asks contestants to undergo plastic surgery and then compete in a beauty contest. Have we finally crossed the line? We'll ask the latest women kicked off "The Swan."

Catholics and Kerry: Presidential candidate John Kerry may be headed toward a showdown with the Catholic Church. Several members of the Catholic hierarchy are now backing a campaign to refuse to administer to Kerry the sacrament of communion, because of Kerry's stance on abortion and civil unions for gay couples.

Plus, we’ll get the latest in the search for missing Ohio teen, Georgina de Jesus.

Those stories and more on today’s edition of “DaySide with Linda Vester"

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