Topics: March 7

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Monday, March 7:

The leaders of Syria and Lebanon announced Monday that Syrian troops would be withdrawn to Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley (search) by March 31, but a complete pullout will be deferred until after further negotiations. Jennifer Griffin reports from the region.

Undersecretary of State John R. Bolton (search) is President George W. Bush's choice to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; James Rosen has a report.

For the latest on the Social Security debate (search), Carl Cameron reports on a leading Republican senator’s proposal to raise the Social Security retirement age from 67 to 68, while Democrats maintain their opposition to the president's plan.

Why was Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena's (search) car attacked by U.S. troops upon her release from Iraqi abductors? Bret Baier searches for answers.

Major Garrett looks at the Saudi Kingdom (search) as they announce today a national campaign to combat extremism and violence and to educate the true values of the Islamic faith.

The Senate today considers two proposals to raise the minimum wage, which has been $5.15 an hour for the last eight years. Democrats and Republicans have separate plans, but do they have the votes to pass them? Brian Wilson takes a look.

Plus, blistering attack ads and allegations of corruption.The Los Angeles mayoral race (search) is heating up — Anita Vogel has a preview of Tuesday's election.

These stories and more, plus, we'll talk with our all-star panel of FOX News contributors:

Fred Barnes, executive editor of The Weekly Standard

Mara Liasson, national political reporter for National Public Radio

Charles Krauthammer, syndicated columnist

—The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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