Giffords's husband calls for gun control

2013-01-31 14:04

Former US astronaut Mark Kelly has pushed for gun-control measures by recalling in chilling detail the massacre that nearly killed his wife, former Democratic congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Biden, top US gun lobby to meet

2013-01-10 17:02

The US vice president is confronting perhaps his toughest meeting on gun violence policies as he prepares to meet with the country's top gun lobby.

Ex-congresswoman takes on gun lobby

2013-01-08 22:24

Former US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, a famous survivor of gun violence, has launched a major initiative to press for tougher gun laws.

Recovering Giffords wows convention crowd

2012-09-07 12:00

Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, still recovering from being shot in the head, has made a moving appearance at the Democratic National Convention to lead the pledge of allegiance.

Democrats stop the haemorrhaging

2012-06-14 11:21

While the Democrats have had a rough couple of weeks, they have managed to stop the haemorrhaging with a bit of good news in a special election.

Giffords marks anniversary of shooting

2012-01-09 10:57

Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords led a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, one year after a shooting spree that killed six people and left her gravely wounded.

Giffords makes dramatic return to House

2011-08-02 12:02

US Representative Gabrielle Giffords has returned to the House of Representatives for the first time since she was shot last January.

Recent photos of shot Giffords released

2011-06-13 13:00

Two portraits of a smiling Representative Gabrielle Giffords have given the world its closest look yet at the congresswoman's remarkable recovery after she was shot in the head.

Obama embarks on day of high, lows

2011-04-29 10:15

President Barack Obama is embarking on a day of contrasts, travelling to storm-ravaged Alabama before heading to Florida to cheer the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour.

Arizona survivors attend Loughner hearing

2011-03-10 10:00

Survivors of the Tucson, Arizona shooting rampage have come face-to-face with the suspect for the first time since they were shot at a voter event two months ago.


Giffords plea to US on gun violence

2013-01-30 18:03

Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, grievously wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, has made an emotional plea for Congress to take action to curb gun violence.

Obama determined to take action on guns

2013-01-09 22:30

President Barack Obama is "determined to take action" on gun violence, his vice president has said as a high-profile round of White House meetings began in search of new policies.

Giffords shooter given 7 life sentences

2012-11-08 21:47

The gunman who shot US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in a massacre that left six others dead in Arizona has been given seven life sentences plus 140 years in jail, reports say.

Gunman pleads guilty to shooting rampage

2012-08-07 22:00

The suspect in a mass shooting that left US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords wounded has pleaded guilty to going on the rampage that killed six other people.

Shot US lawmaker's aide wins Arizona poll

2012-06-13 08:45

Shot US lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords's former aide Ron Barber has won a special election for her Arizona seat in Congress, according to official results with most votes counted.

Giffords to get 'better' before working

2011-11-15 11:34

Struggling to form words but showing confidence and determination, US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has given her first extended interview since being shot in the head.

Shuttle commander retires

2011-06-21 22:36

Mark Kelly, the US astronaut who commanded the final flight by the shuttle Endeavour, has announced that he is retiring.

Giffords has surgery to repair skull

2011-05-19 17:40

Representative Gabrielle Giffords is recuperating from implant surgery on her skull - another milestone in her recovery from an assassination attempt.

Doctors say Giffords can attend launch

2011-04-26 12:34

Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is set to venture from her Houston rehabilitation hospital for the first time to watch her astronaut husband rocket into space history.

Gabrielle Giffords's progress 'encouraging'

2011-02-18 11:57

Representative Gabrielle Giffords is laughing at jokes and eating sushi and even spoke the word "better" when asked recently by her husband how she was doing.

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