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#Gabrielle Giffords

# gabrielle-giffords - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived

Six people were killed and 12 others, including former congresswoman Giffords, were injured in the 2011 shooting in Arizona.

# gabrielle-giffords - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators Gun Violence This post contains videos

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.

# gabrielle-giffords - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Gunman gets life for Arizona shooting that wounded Congresswoman

Jared Lee Loughner has been sentenced to serve seven consecutive life sentences, plus 140 years in federal prison for the January 2011 shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded 13 others.

# gabrielle-giffords - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Jared Lee Loughner pleads guilty to Arizona shooting rampage

Loughner, 23, has pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including then-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

# gabrielle-giffords - Monday 23 January, 2012

Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress

The Congresswoman, who was injured during a shooting last year, released a video in which she thanked those who supported her.

# gabrielle-giffords - Monday 9 January, 2012

In pictures: Giffords leads remembrance of Arizona shooting Arizona This post contains images

In pictures: Giffords leads remembrance of Arizona shooting

The Democratic congresswoman — who has struggled to re-learn to walk after being shot in the head — stepped onstage to cheers from the crowd last night.

# gabrielle-giffords - Sunday 25 December, 2011

It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011 Review 2011 This post contains videos

It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011

The nicer side of the news…

# gabrielle-giffords - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection? Giffords This post contains videos

Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection?

Giffords has had her first TV interview since she was seriously injured in January’s shooting, speaking clearly but haltingly.

# gabrielle-giffords - Friday 11 November, 2011

Giffords speaks fluently in first TV interview since shooting Gabrielle Giffords This post contains videos

Giffords speaks fluently in first TV interview since shooting

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords gives her first major interview since surviving a point-blank assassination attempt 10 months ago.

# gabrielle-giffords - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony

The congresswoman who was near-fatally shot in January is married to Mark Kelly, the commander of the last mission of space shuttle Endeavour in May.

# gabrielle-giffords - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing

Jared Lee Loughner is accused of a gun attack in Arizona which killed six people and seriously injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

# gabrielle-giffords - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

Watch: Giffords returns to work as US congress passes debt deal

The vote passed comfortably and Giffords’ emotional return brought down the house.

# gabrielle-giffords - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun

However the state senator in Arizona was merely showing off her weapon to the local journalist.

# gabrielle-giffords - Saturday 25 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Glasto gallery: Bono leads huge singalong as protesters scuffle with security Glasto This post contains videos This post contains images

Glasto gallery: Bono leads huge singalong as protesters scuffle with security

U2 performed a career spanning set, while the crowds were greeted with: “Hello Glastonbury, from the International Space Station”…

# gabrielle-giffords - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Giffords discharged from hospital five months after shooting

The Arizona congresswoman had spent five months in various hospitals, but will still require intense daily therapy.

# gabrielle-giffords - Sunday 12 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your rainy Sunday Fix: Gilmore says we can still get an interest rate cut; bad news for growth in Irish businesses; the result of our caption competition; and a bit of Eric Clapton to brighten up your evening.

Revealed: First pictures of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords since near-fatal shooting

The first images of the Arizona representative since the shooting in January were posted to her Facebook page earlier today.

# gabrielle-giffords - Friday 10 June, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

Daily Fix: Friday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords faces uncertain future as recovery from shooting continues

A revealing interview with the Arizona politician’s chief of staff paints a much less sunnier picture then many in the media had previously reported about Giffords’ recovery.

# gabrielle-giffords - Monday 30 May, 2011

Endeavour departs International Space Station for the final time Goodbye This post contains videos

Endeavour departs International Space Station for the final time

Endeavour is now on its way back to Earth after completing NASA’s construction efforts on the International Space Station.

# gabrielle-giffords - Sunday 29 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home Endeavour

Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home

The NASA shuttle is set to undock from the International Space Station later tonight and begin the long journey back to Earth.

# gabrielle-giffords - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Judge rules Arizona shooting suspect Loughner mentally incompetent to stand trial

Ruling means criminal case against Jared Lee Loughner, 21, is put on hold indefinitely.

# gabrielle-giffords - Friday 20 May, 2011

Endeavour astronauts cut spacewalk short at ISS over breathing precautions ISS This post contains videos

Endeavour astronauts cut spacewalk short at ISS over breathing precautions

Today’s spacewalk was halted early, but yesterday’s was a massive success. Endeavour astronauts installed a cosmic ray detector on the International Space Station.

# gabrielle-giffords - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery Good News This post contains videos

Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery

Astronaut Mark Kelly says an operation on his wife’s skull has gone successfully – from the International Space Station.

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the news of the day you might have missed…

# gabrielle-giffords - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest

The launch of Endeavour’s final mission, originally set for last Friday, won’t take place at least until next Tuesday.

# gabrielle-giffords - Saturday 30 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Bad news for growth and jobs in Ireland; The royal wedding hangover; a television appearance by Colonel Gaddafi; the one year anniversary of Gerry Ryan’s death; and a race row hits French football.

Endeavour flight delayed until at least Monday after technical issues

The event had been keenly anticipated given that congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot in the head last year, was due to see her husband Mark Kelly lead the space mission.

# gabrielle-giffords - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Gabrielle Giffords is 'standing on her own', doctors say

The pace at which Gabrielle Giffords is recovering from January’s shooting puts her in the top five per cent of patients.

# gabrielle-giffords - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Arizona shooting suspect to undergo psychiatric evaluation US

Arizona shooting suspect to undergo psychiatric evaluation

Federal judge orders test to evaluate if Jared Lee Loughner is competent to stand trial for charges including attempted assassination of US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

# gabrielle-giffords - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Jared Lee Loughner pleads not guilty to dozens of federal charges in Gabrielle Giffords shooting

Loughner was said to be smiling as he entered the courtroom in Tuscon, Arizona.

# gabrielle-giffords - Saturday 5 February, 2011

Gabrielle Giffords' husband to head NASA space mission (Video) Space This post contains videos

Gabrielle Giffords' husband to head NASA space mission (Video)

Astronaut Mark Kelly will return on Monday to his training for a space mission to the International Space Station.

# gabrielle-giffords - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Obama asks new generation to face 'Sputnik moment' State Of The Union This post contains videos

Obama asks new generation to face 'Sputnik moment'

In his annual State of the Union address, Barack Obama warns of the global threat to the United States’ economic power.

# gabrielle-giffords - Monday 24 January, 2011

Jared Lougner pleads not guilty to Arizona shooting charges

22-year-old man charged with attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords back in court today.

# gabrielle-giffords - Saturday 22 January, 2011

Gabrielle Giffords could make 100% recovery, say doctors

The Congresswoman shot in the brain 14 days ago is discharged from hospital – and should retain ALL her mental abilities.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The heave that keeps on heaving, three dead in Tipperary crash, and how the internet is almost full…

# gabrielle-giffords - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Giffords to be moved to Texas for physiotherapy

The wounded congresswoman will travel south for further treatment, after yesterday standing up for the first time.

# gabrielle-giffords - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: police in Mauritius probe crime ring connection to Michaela’s death; was Lenihan lying when he said he supported Cowen? And the dress everyone’s talking about.

# gabrielle-giffords - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Palin defends claim of "blood libel" in Arizona aftermath Tuscon This post contains videos

Palin defends claim of "blood libel" in Arizona aftermath

The Republican frontrunner defends her choice of words, adamant she was “falsely accused of being an accessory to murder”.

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