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.

Thursday, Oct. 30:

Dozens of arson investigators are looking for clues to figure out how many of the California fires were intentionally set 
Walt Wrumble, fire investigator

For the first time, the U.S. Supreme Court will be considering some courtroom tactics used by the Justice Department in the war on terrorism
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Rosie O’Donnell, upset over the lack of editorial control over the magazine that bore her name, resigned last September. The magazine folded shortly after, and now she and the publisher are facing off in court
Lisa Granatstein, general editor for Media Week

Fresh food isn't the only thing for sale in Iraq. There's a move to sell off state-owned companies to private investors
Rubar Sandi, merchant banker

Is there a lack of medical care for troops at Fort Knox?
• Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo.

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

Topics and guests subject to change.