Topics and Guests for Thursday, Feb. 12

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, Feb. 12:

Security services have been keeping an eye on certain international flights, and the terrorists know it
Chris Yates, aviation security analyst

The Justice Department wants to look at hundreds of private medical records after some doctors sued to block the partial-birth abortion ban
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Howard Dean's campaign may be fading fast, but that doesn’t mean he’s about to endorse Democratic front-runner Howard Dean
Dominic Carter, political reporter for NY1

Attorney General John Ashcroft announces charges against a number of people involved in a suspected steroid scandal
David Cornwell, sports lawyer 

Banks are telling accused child molester Michael Jackson to beat it, so the king of pop may be almost out of cash
Roger Friedman, entertainment columnist

Most states have laws protecting employees who blow the whistle on illegal activity, but these laws aren't always enforced
Donald Vodicka, California prison guard
Lanny Tron, Vodicka’s attorney

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

Topics and guests subject to change.