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.

Tuesday, May 4:

Why isn't John Kerry's war record helping him more in his campaign?
• Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa

Ties between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia go back a long way, but some critical books and media reports have put that relationship under a great deal of strain
Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi secretary general of tourism

Gas prices are up, but will Americans change their behavior if prices hit $2?
Randall Kroszner, economics professor at the University of Chicago

A New York jury has ruled in favor of an insurance company agreeing the World Trade Center attack was a single event
• 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.