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.

Monday, July 21:

Now that Kobe Bryant is accused of foul play, he finds himself among the growing list of professional athletes in trouble with the law
•  David Carter of the Sports Business Group
•  Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

The Secret Service was not amused by a recent editorial cartoon showing President Bush about to be shot in the head. Is this harmless satire, or planting a dangerous seed?
•  Jack Ohman, editorial cartoonist for The Oregonian

This country music legend could never be accused of being unpatriotic, but as much as he supports the troops, he says the Iraq war has him a little confused
•  Merle Haggard, musician

Sometimes, the people who present the news become the news. That's what happened to CBS news anchor Dan Rather when he was attacked on a street in Manhattan back in 1986. The event has now become the subject of a play
•  John Tweel, actor who portrays Dan Rather
•  Monique La Force, co-writer of Kenneth, What Is the Frequency?

Be sure to tune into The Big Story with John Gibson ... weekdays at 5 p.m. ET.