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Monday, January 2:
Here are just some of the stories we're covering tonight:
• Mining Disaster in West Virginia
We'll have the latest on the 13 miners stuck below ground following an explosion
• Wicked Weather
The rain keeps falling in California as flooding and fears of dangerous mudslides continue to mount. Plus, in Texas and Oklahoma wildfires continue to threaten homes in both states. We'll have a LIVE report from Oklahoma.
Also, we'll talk with a weather expert about the extreme weather we've seen in some parts of the country in the past two weeks. during the Christmas season.
• The NSA Leak Story
America found out about a secret National Security Agency plan to eavesdrop on international telephone calls and e-mails made in the United States to suspected Al Qaeda terrorists through an article in The New York Times. A book by The Times's reporter who broke the story is due out tomorrow, after its publication date was moved up. The Times says it sat on the NSA story for more than a year before going public with it. But has a good explanation been given for why the paper decided, after a personal plea from President Bush not to release the story, to publish the article in the first place? Was the paper afraid of getting scooped by the book written by its own reporter? Did The Times compromise national security by publishing the story? In short, does The New York Times still have a lot of explaining to do? We'll debate it with Marvin Kalb former moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press" and current a FOX News contributor.
• Eminent Destruction?
Families in New Orleans are fighting hard to hold on to what is left of their homes in the flood damaged city and prevent them from being razed by the city. Can they win their fight? We'll ask Bill Quigley an attorney who is representing the families. It's another eminent domain story you can't afford to miss...
• Man of the Year??!!
Guess who BET.com has selected for its "Man of the Year" for 2006? If you said Louis Farrakhan you were right! Can you believe it? We'll talk with Hashim Nzinga from the New Black Panther Party about the Web site's surprising selection.
These stories and much more ... don't miss "Hannity & Colmes" tonight at 9 p.m. ET!
--The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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Fast-paced and hard-hitting, "Hannity & Colmes" brings viewers a heated discussion in a nightly face-off. Relishing in controversial topics, personalities and social issues, conservative radio commentator Sean Hannity and liberal radio personality Alan Colmes offer their points-of-view in an often animated, always compelling debate.
But, unlike similar debate shows — which often appear scripted — "Hannity & Colmes" conducts a live, spur of the moment deliberation on politics and social topics. Also, differentiating the show is its dedication to "move away from the Beltway," bringing audiences an alternative discussion program without the "in" comments.
Adding fuel to the fire, several high-profile guests have joined the program on a wide-range of topics.
"With guests who are 'in the middle of the fight,' we're able to hear their point-of-view on the topics, as well as advance our own feelings," said Hannity.
"Believe it or not, I agree with that statement," quipped Colmes.