Today on "Special Report":

Bret Baier reports: President Bush (search) gives Marines green light to 'take whatever actions necessary' in Fallujah. We'll have an update of the situation.

GUEST PREVIEW: Bush and Kerry have been neck and neck in the polls -- Is this a trend that will continue right through November? We'll get answers to this and much more from Bush campaign strategist Mathew Dowd.

Jim Angle reports: Despite images of fire filling the sky -- Is life actually getting better in Fallujah? We'll report.

Catherine Herridge reports: High Court hears cases on rights of alleged Al Qaeda (search) associate Jose Padilla and Yaser Esam Hamdi, seized during fighting in Afghanistan; both are U.S. citizens. We'll have a full report.

Major Garrett reports: Sept. 11 (search) commission set to meet with Bush and Cheney behind closed doors at the White House. What should we expect?

Details on those stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume at 6 p.m. ET.

— Guests and topics are subject to change