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.

May 27:

With all due respect to the memory of Laci Peterson and her unborn son, hundreds of people were murdered last year and every year in this country. What makes some cases the lead story, and movie material, while others are barely mentioned in the local paper?
Michael Wolff, New York magazine columnist

During the Clinton administration, presidential politics often resembled a free-for-all where you shoot first, ask questions later
Sidney Blumenthal, author of The Clinton Wars

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg wants to get rid of party politics in local elections. Instead, he wants candidates to run as individuals
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Israeli and Palestinian officials put off a discussion on Mideast peace
Ghassan Khatib, Palestinian Authority labor minister

A pair of convicted killers are set to be executed next month in Utah. Both have chosen to face a firing squad, putting the death penalty back in the spotlight
Deborah Denno, professor at Fordham University School of Law

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Note: All guests and topics subject to change