Topics and Guests for October 19

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As it swirls in the western Caribbean, Wilma (search) is now the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic basin — a Category 5. Mandatory evacuations in the Florida Keys are underway. Stay with FOX News for the very latest.

Then, Saddam Hussein (search) challenged the authority of the court, as he pleaded not guilty on the first day of his trial. But after just three hours, the trial was adjourned until next month. What does this mean for the White House and the future of Iraq? We'll get insight from Tony Blankley, editorial page editor at The Washington Times.

And, the White House is promising a crackdown on illegal immigration. So will this put President Bush back in favor with his loyal base? We'll ask Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.

Plus, why are some conservative groups threatening to boycott "American Girl" dolls? FOX's Rebecca Gomez has the story.

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