Topics: March 3

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Thursday, March 3:

At the ceremonial swearing-in for the new secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff (search), President Bush made rare mention of Usama bin Laden (search), calling efforts to block the terrorist leader's hope of attacking America again "the greatest challenge of our day." Carl Cameron reports.

President Bush says Americans are beginning to understand there are problems with Social Security (search), but why are Americans and even Republicans not yet on board? Jim Angle explains.

Fearing air strikes, Iran is using reinforced materials and tunneling deep underground to store nuclear components. Bret Baier reports.

Why is a civil rights group calling 4th Circuit Court nominee Terrence Boyle (search) “unfit” to server? Major Garrett examines the controversy surrounding Boyle.

The Kurdish people of Iraq were long a target of Saddam Hussein, who even attacked them with poison gas. Now one of their most prominent leaders stands to take a leadership role in the new democratically elected Iraqi government, so who is Jalal Talabani (search)? John Cookson takes a look.

And Jennifer Griffin interviews a prominent member of the Lebanese press to discuss the developments in Lebanon.

These stories and more, plus, we'll talk with our all-star panel of FOX News contributors:

Fred Barnes, executive editor of The Weekly Standard

Charles Krauthammer, syndicated columnist

Mort Kondracke, executive editor of Roll Call

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