Optimism reigned after U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ first interview since her assassination attempt, both for her recovery and her political future.Read More »
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Smiling and cheerful, fussing with her interviewer's hair and nestled in the arms of her husband, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords displayed remarkable progress from the shocking images of her the day after she was shot in the forehead outside a Tucson supermarket.
But she still struggled to form complete sentences and said, with her husband's help, that she wouldn't return to Congress until she was "better."
TUCSON — A playground built in memory of the youngest victim in the Jan. 8 Tucson shootings is set for a dedication Saturday morning. The Christina-Taylor Green Little Hands Playground is at Mesa Verde Elementary School, where Christina was a third-grade student.Read More »
Retired Gen. Colin Powell is joining the University of Arizona's national civility institute board.Read More »
With Rep. Gabrielle Giffords recuperating in a Houston hospital, not voting in Congress or making appearances, you might think that her Tucson office would be quieter these days. You would be wrong.Read More »
In a bittersweet moment for Arizona, President Barack Obama signed into law on Thursday a bill that named a new federal courthouse in the state after slain federal Judge John M. Roll.Read More »
A bipartisan group led by two Tucson lawmakers wants to make government entities and institutions of higher education report instances of violent behavior by employees or students.Read More »
Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords spoke for the first time since she was shot in the forehead, her spokesman said Wednesday, yet another significant milestone in her recovery from a traumatic brain injury.Read More »
The fiancee of a congressional staffer killed along with five others in the shooting that severely injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., urged state lawmakers Tuesday to ban gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.Read More »
The doctor for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said Tuesday he hopes the wounded congresswoman can make enough progress to attend her husband's space launch in two months, describing it as a goal to work toward as many in Arizona paused to mark one month since she was shot at a political event.Read More »