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Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)

Giffords: ‘Too dangerous to wait’ on gun control

BOSTON (AP) — On the eve of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords is challenging Washington leaders not to ignore gun violence. The former Democratic congresswoman is featured […]

01/27/2014

Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Tucson, blows kisses to the media, waves, and says "it was wonderful" as she briefly describes her skydiving experience as the SUV she was in drives past media cameras Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Eloy, Ariz., marking the three year anniversary after she was shot in a mass shooting in Tucson, Ariz., during one of her political events.  According to her Facebook page, she did the tandem  skydive jump with her friend, former Navy SEAL Jimmy Hatch. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Giffords completes skydive on shooting anniversary

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — In the three years since she was severely injured in a mass shooting at a political event, Gabrielle Giffords has made an impressive recovery, learned to walk again and founded a […]

01/08/2014

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, left, leads the Pledge of Allegiance accompanied by her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, at the start of a one year memorial vigil for the victims and survivors of the shooting that wounded Giffords, 12 others and killed six in this Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012 file photo taken in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Giffords to mark shooting anniversary by skydiving

PHOENIX (AP) — In the three years since she was severely injured in a mass shooting at a political event, Gabrielle Giffords made an impressive recovery, learned to walk again and founded a national political […]

01/08/2014

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Year after Newtown, gun control groups keep hope

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Having already lost her 6-year-old son, Nicole Hockley insists she won’t lose the fight to reduce gun violence — no matter how long it takes. She is among a group of […]

12/11/2013

President Barack Obama lowers his head during a moment of silence at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, during a ceremony to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama to lead mourning for Navy Yard victims

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is set to mourn the men and women killed in the Washington Navy Yard shooting at a memorial service in their honor. Sunday’s late-afternoon service is being held at […]

09/22/2013

Gabrielle Giffords

Giffords receives Profile in Courage award

BOSTON (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords received the 2013 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library on Sunday in recognition of the political, personal, and physical courage she has demonstrated […]

05/06/2013

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Gun background-check supporters struggle for votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate gun control supporters struggled Tuesday to salvage their drive to expand background checks to more buyers, buoyed by a visit from wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords but facing enough potential opponents to derail their endeavor.

04/16/2013

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Major findings in records about Giffords shooting

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — As authorities investigated the rampage that killed six people and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, they compiled nearly 3,000 pages of documents.

03/27/2013

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Police reports in Tucson shooting rampage released

PHOENIX (AP) — About 2,700 of pages of police reports in the investigation of the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords were released Wednesday, marking the public’s first glimpse into documents since the attack two years ago.

03/27/2013

Astronaut Mark Kelly (AP Photo)

Giffords’ husband pulls dog off sea lion in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The daughter of former astronaut Mark Kelly was walking her dog Shiner on Goff Island Beach when the dog bolted, ripping the leash from her hand and fatally attacking a beached baby sea lion.

03/26/2013

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