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, May 3:

For all the outrage over mistreated Iraqi prisoners, some folks say you gotta do what you gotta do
Mike Ritz, former Army interrogator

Where does the buck stop on Iraq prisoner abuse?
• Sen. George Allen, R-Va.

Why can't John Kerry get voters to understand his foreign policy?
Dick Harpootlian, former chair of the South Carolina Democratic Party

He ran for governor of California and against President Bush in some Republican primaries. Now, he's running from Google
Bill Wyatt, Los Angeles mayoral candidate

Should the D.A. in the Michael Jackson child molestation case put the squeeze on his aides?
Robert Ernenwein, criminal law specialist

The commonwealth of Massachusetts wants to bring back capital punishment, but first — Gov. Mitt Romney wants to make sure the system is foolproof
• 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.