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Former astronaut takes Senate seat previously held by John McCain
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Former astronaut takes Senate seat previously held by John McCain

Nov 6th 2020, 6:03 PM 38,372 Views 10 Comments

Mark Kelly is the husband of former Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

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

Jan 8th 2014, 7:21 PM 13,987 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Jan 31st 2013, 10:26 AM 3,251 Views 4 Comments

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.

Gunman gets life for Arizona shooting that wounded Congresswoman
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Gunman gets life for Arizona shooting that wounded Congresswoman

Nov 8th 2012, 9:01 PM 7,032 Views 17 Comments

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.

Jared Lee Loughner pleads guilty to Arizona shooting rampage
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Jared Lee Loughner pleads guilty to Arizona shooting rampage

Aug 7th 2012, 9:08 PM 7,046 Views 7 Comments

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

Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress
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Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress

Jan 23rd 2012, 3:34 PM 1,988 Views 3 Comments

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

In pictures: Giffords leads remembrance of Arizona shooting
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In pictures: Giffords leads remembrance of Arizona shooting

Jan 9th 2012, 8:45 AM 1,332 Views 2 Comments

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.

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

Dec 25th 2011, 4:00 PM 6,073 Views 14 Comments

The nicer side of the news…

Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection?
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Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection?

Nov 15th 2011, 1:49 PM 1,217 Views 0 Comments

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

Giffords speaks fluently in first TV interview since shooting
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Giffords speaks fluently in first TV interview since shooting

Nov 11th 2011, 8:33 AM 890 Views 5 Comments

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

Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony
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Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony

Oct 6th 2011, 1:57 PM 332 Views 0 Comments

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.

Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing
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Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing

Sep 29th 2011, 12:33 PM 227 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Aug 2nd 2011, 7:05 AM 669 Views 0 Comments

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

Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun
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Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun

Jul 12th 2011, 3:34 PM 638 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Jun 25th 2011, 1:03 PM 716 Views 8 Comments

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

Giffords discharged from hospital five months after shooting
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Giffords discharged from hospital five months after shooting

Jun 16th 2011, 6:42 AM 245 Views 0 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 12th 2011, 7:09 PM 2,000 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 12th 2011, 1:10 PM 3,518 Views 26 Comments

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

Daily Fix: Friday
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Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 10th 2011, 6:50 PM 1,354 Views 0 Comments

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
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Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords faces uncertain future as recovery from shooting continues

Jun 10th 2011, 3:27 PM 925 Views 8 Comments

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.

Endeavour departs International Space Station for the final time
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Endeavour departs International Space Station for the final time

May 30th 2011, 12:23 PM 643 Views 0 Comments

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

Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home
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Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home

May 29th 2011, 3:23 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

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

Judge rules Arizona shooting suspect Loughner mentally incompetent to stand trial
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Judge rules Arizona shooting suspect Loughner mentally incompetent to stand trial

May 25th 2011, 8:36 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

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

Endeavour astronauts cut spacewalk short at ISS over breathing precautions
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Endeavour astronauts cut spacewalk short at ISS over breathing precautions

May 20th 2011, 2:58 PM 235 Views 0 Comments

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.

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

May 19th 2011, 8:52 PM 676 Views 0 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 19th 2011, 7:56 PM 1,867 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest
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NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest

May 3rd 2011, 8:55 AM 319 Views 0 Comments

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

Endeavour flight delayed until at least Monday after technical issues
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Endeavour flight delayed until at least Monday after technical issues

Apr 30th 2011, 8:17 AM 422 Views 0 Comments

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

Apr 24th 2011, 10:48 AM 846 Views 0 Comments

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

Arizona shooting suspect to undergo psychiatric evaluation
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Arizona shooting suspect to undergo psychiatric evaluation

Mar 22nd 2011, 1:35 PM 575 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2011, 11:23 AM 817 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Feb 5th 2011, 3:37 PM 883 Views 0 Comments

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

Obama asks new generation to face 'Sputnik moment'
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Obama asks new generation to face 'Sputnik moment'

Jan 26th 2011, 2:35 PM 289 Views 0 Comments

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

Jared Lougner pleads not guilty to Arizona shooting charges
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Jared Lougner pleads not guilty to Arizona shooting charges

Jan 24th 2011, 9:49 PM 541 Views 0 Comments

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

Gabrielle Giffords could make 100% recovery, say doctors
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Gabrielle Giffords could make 100% recovery, say doctors

Jan 22nd 2011, 11:58 AM 519 Views 0 Comments

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

Giffords to be moved to Texas for physiotherapy
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Giffords to be moved to Texas for physiotherapy

Jan 20th 2011, 4:55 PM 444 Views 0 Comments

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

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