Topics and Guests, October 23

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

With strokes of his pen, President Bush signs into law a bill giving him the tools he wants to wage an expensive, no-end-in-sight global fight against terror and possibly Saddam Hussein.


• Police are continuing to reach out publicly to the Beltway Sniper, urging the gunman to contact them again before he adds any more victims to his death toll.

• The United States faces stiff opposition to its tough new Iraq resolution, and the State Department predicts that negotiations will be "complicated" and "messy."

• North Korea agrees to resolve international concerns over its nuclear weapons program through dialogue, but stops short of meeting a U.S. demand to immediately abandon its nuclear weapons program.

Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
— Guests and topics are subject to change