Veteran newscaster John Gibson gets to the core of the most salient issues facing America today as host of FNC's hard-hitting primetime show The Big Story with John Gibson, airing Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. ET, with expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and in-depth field reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Topics and Guests for Tuesday,
Dec. 24

North Korea's nuclear standoff poses a critical threat to world security
Bill Gertz, defense and national security reporter for The Washington Times

Some lawmakers on Capitol Hill are saying that the Lebanese military group Hezbollah is more dangerous than Al Qaeda or Saddam Hussein
Dennis Ross, former Middle East negotiator

Prosecutors in the D.C.-area sniper case are taking aim at a report in The New York Times that involves claims that one of the two suspects, John Lee Malvo, may have been responsible for all of the shootings
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Is Saddam Hussein hiding any weapons of mass destruction, and if so — where?
• Retired Army Major Gen. Don Edwards

Boston's Catholic Church wants a judge to throw out hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, citing religious freedom
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst 

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