Topics and Guests: Jan. 16

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Former Vice President Al Gore reentered the public stage today to decry the Bush administration's wiretapping program, which came to light in December. Jim Angle has the details.

And Russia and China agreed with the United States and its European allies Monday that Iran must fully suspend its nuclear program, but the countries stopped short of demanding referral to the U.N. Security Council. So what will they do to stop Iran? Major Garrett has a report.

After a week of confirmation hearings for Samuel Alito before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Republican committee chairman scheduled the vote for Tuesday, but some Democrats are trying to delay the vote for a week, which is within the rules. Correspondent Megyn Kendall reports on the battle to vote on the Supreme Court nominee.

Officials across the country are marking the national holiday to commemorate the birthday of civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. President Bush this morning visited the National Archives, which is displaying the original Emancipation Proclamation, and this afternoon he will speak at a Washington event honoring King. Carl Cameron has highlights from the president’s holiday observance.

And protests continued in Pakistan over an air strike targeting Al Qaeda's second-in-command, which killed at least 18 Pakistani civilians in the strike. Bret Baier has more from the Pentagon.

Correspondent Reena Ninan has the latest from Iraq today after an independent commission's investigation into fraud during Iraq's election released its report today.

Chile's President-elect Michelle Bachelet vowed to keep her nation's copper-rich economy "vibrant" and take steps to improve healthcare and education after becoming the South American country's first woman leader. Steve Harrigan has a report from Chile.

Then, Hamas is attempting to transition from a terrorist group to a political party by participating in this month's Palestinian parliamentary elections. Mike Emanuel went to the Palestinian territories to talk to members about their ambitions.

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