Topics and Guests for December 8

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A deadly winter storm that left the Midwest under a blanket of snow is now making its way east. People in the north and southeast are bracing for wicked weather with the possibility of up to a foot of snow in some areas. Team FOX is live with the latest forecast.

According to a new poll, Americans are more optimistic about the economy and President Bush. We'll get reaction from Mary Matalin, former senior adviser to Vice President Cheney.

Then, Bill O'Reilly took on shock jock Howard Stern last night — and will again tonight. Bill O'Reilly, host of "The O'Reilly Factor," stops by with the lowdown on the "king of all media."

And, George Clooney plays a CIA operative in the newly released political thriller "Syriana." The film follows five main characters brought together by terrorism, oil and power. We'll talk with the writer and director of "Syriana," Stephen Gaghan.

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Note: All guests and topics subject to change