Guests and Topics for Jan. 8 & 9

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The news doesn't stop on the weekend and neither does "FOX & Friends."

So start your weekend in the know with hosts Julian Phillips, Mike Jerrick and Juliet Huddy.


President Bush's attorney general nominee got a grilling from senators over his position on torturing terrorist prisoners. Is Alberto Gonzales' confirmation in jeopardy? We'll get the long and the short of it from FOX News contributors Jim Pinkerton and Ellen Ratner.

Dayalan Sanders saved 28 orphans from the killer tsunami in Sri Lanka, but the waves destroyed the orphanage. Now his sister, Diyana, joins us to explain why she is trying to help him rebuild.

The Labor Department says the economy added 157,000 new jobs in December. Is this good news for Wall Street, or were investors expecting better numbers? We'll get a read from Charles Payne, FOX Business News contributor and CEO of Wall Street Strategies.

The Pentagon sends a retired four-star general to Iraq for an urgent review of U.S. military operations there. What prompted the mission? We'll ask retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. James Carafano, senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

Could Andrea Yates walk free after murdering her five children? Defense attorney Craig Mitnick, FOX News contributor, gives us the legal lowdown.

Plus, Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, FOX News medical consultant and author of "2005 Breakthrough Health," has all the medical news you need to know to stay healthy this year.

President Bush pledges that the U.S. military will do everything possible to keep Iraq safe for the January 30 election. What does this mean for our troops? We'll ask Rep. Candice Miller, Mich.

Andrea Yates admits to drowning her five children and is serving a life sentence for the crime. Now a Texas court has tossed out her murder convictions. What will happen to her now? We'll ask Andrea Yates' attorney, George Parnham.

And, if you dream of seeing wedding bells in the near future, Janis Spindel, professional matchmaker and the author of "Get Serious About Getting Married," is the answer to your prayers.

Plus, Julian lost the bet and now he has to pay by singing the University of Missouri fight song. You won't want to miss this!

And, if your eardrums have recovered, Rockapella drops by to show us why they only need their voices to rock the house.


We'll be joined by:

• Barry Schweid, senior correspondent for the Associated Press
• Dr. Georgia Witkin, FOX News contributor
• Juan Williams, National Public Radio
• Paul Callan, criminal defense attorney
• Susan and Scott Sweat, tsunami survivors
• Kevin Spencer, magician

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This offbeat morning show features anchors E.D. Hill, Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade. They take a look at the day's news, sports and weather from a different perspective. It is an interactive show where you can call in to voice your opinion or have your e-mail read. Anything can happen and usually does!

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