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, Oct. 27:

Violence against coalition troops in Iraq is getting increasingly sophisticated. What kind of damage is terrorism doing to the postwar stabilization process?
Simon Henderson, adjunct scholar of the Washington Institute for Near East
 
There's a northern front in the war on illegal drugs. Otherwise honest Americans are crossing over into Canada to save money on prescriptions
Austan Goolsbee, professor of economics at the University of Chicago

Princess Diana's butler defends his new book, even offering to talk to her sons about it — man to man
Amy Kellogg, FNC correspondent 

President Bush says that his staff is cooperating with the independent commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks, but the head of the commission — former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean — says the White House is withholding intelligence documents
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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

Topics and guests subject to change.