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, Jan. 5:

Wesley Clark lays out a plan for sweeping tax reform
Wesley Clark, Democratic presidential candidate

Howard Dean’s grassroots supporters have put him in the lead. Is it because he's a leftist or a centrist?
Mark Singer, staff writer for the New Yorker magazine

NASA hopes its rovers will find evidence of water on Mars. Why should anyone care?
Bill Nye, designed rover sundial

The lasting legacy of Pete Rose includes betting on his own sport. What exactly does he admit to doing?
Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated

Britney Spears is certainly not the first celebrity to get married in Las Vegas on a whim... and then regret it. So what are the rules for getting hitched in sin city?
• 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.