Thursday, August 26: Getting to the Issues

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Iraq's top Shiite cleric has arrived in the holy city of Najaf (search). In an effort to support Grand Ayatollah al-Sistani’s efforts, Iraq’s interim prime minister declares a 24-hour ceasefire.

We’ll get an update from the frontlines from Scott Baldauf, correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor.

Smith Situation: More than a decade after he was cleared of sexual assault charges, it looks like William Kennedy-Smith is facing some old allegations and a new accuser.

Suspicious Minds: One of the investigators in the Laci Peterson case admits suspecting more than one person may have been involved in her disappearance. We’ll get the latest legal lowdown from Bob Massi, FOX News legal analyst.

Desperate Search: Crews that have been looking for a 12-year-old Boy Scout who vanished in the Utah mountains find one of his socks. Are searchers still hopeful they'll the missing Boy Scout alive?

Damaged Goods? One wife says her husband divorced her because she became damaged goods after a horrible accident. He wants to keep her to the prenuptial agreement she signed. The judge's ruling... will surprise you!

Plus, what are some of the wackiest prenups couples sign and are they actually legal? We’ll get insight from Jordana Barish, matrimonial attorney.

Getting to the Issues: They say they want to talk about the issues that matter to people today. So why are the Bush and Kerry campaigns still fighting over the Vietnam War? Angela Mcglowan, FOX News political analyst and Republican strategist, and Julie Roginsky, Democratic strategist, join the debate.

Plus, in a race as heated as the one between Bush and Kerry, are some of Tinseltown's biggest stars focusing less on Hollywood and more on Washington? We’ll ask James Hirsen, author of "Tales From the Left Coast."

Those stories and the latest editions of Only on Fox and Stupid Criminals on today's edition of "DaySide with Linda Vester."

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