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Hospital can continue to medicate Loughner

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A federal judge has effectively approved a U.S. prison hospital's decision to medicate accused Tucson shooter Jared Loughner without his consent.

Giffords told about shooting spree victims

TUCSON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, severely wounded in a shooting spree in January, has now been given details about the other 18 victims, her staff says.
Feds argue for treatment of Loughner

Feds argue for treatment of Loughner

TUCSON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in the Tucson shooting case that left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords wounded say prison officials have the right to medicate suspect Jared Lee Loughner.
Mental health groups eye Loughner case

Mental health groups eye Loughner case

TUCSON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Two national psychiatric groups want a voice in the jail treatment of Jared Loughner, accused of shooting U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in January.
Ally says Gabrielle Giffords will return to House

Ally says Gabrielle Giffords will return to House

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., who made a dramatic appearance to vote on the debt bill, will return to Congress, a close friend and colleague said Tuesday.
Repairing border fence can be costly

Repairing border fence can be costly

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- Most of the debate on a fence between the United States and Mexico is about building it but maintaining it can be costly, federal officials said.
Lawyers oppose medication for Loughner

Lawyers oppose medication for Loughner

PHOENIX, June 28 (UPI) -- Lawyers representing Arizona shooting spree suspect Jared Lee Loughner have filed a legal challenge of a decision allowing him to be medicated against his will.
Giffords faces long road to recovery

Giffords faces long road to recovery

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) -- The doctor overseeing the recovery of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says it will take "a year or so" to tell how she might recover from her gunshot wound.
U.S. astronaut Mark Kelly retires

U.S. astronaut Mark Kelly retires

HOUSTON, June 21 (UPI) -- Veteran astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., says he is retiring from NASA and the U.S. Navy.

Rep. Giffords returns to Tucson

TUCSON, June 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., Friday made her first trip back to Tucson since being shot in the head at a constituents event five months ago.
Giffords out of hospital

Giffords out of hospital

HOUSTON, June 16 (UPI) -- Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Wednesday was released from a Houston hospital where she had convalesced from a gunshot wound to her head.
Smiling Giffords photos posted on Facebook

Smiling Giffords photos posted on Facebook

HOUSTON, June 12 (UPI) -- An Arizona photographer says the best part about his series of photos of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was seeing her smile.
Giffords nowhere near return to Congress

Giffords nowhere near return to Congress

PHOENIX, June 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' chief of staff said the congresswoman, injured in a Tucson shooting spree in January, is not close to returning to Congress.
Astronaut visits injured wife in hospital

Astronaut visits injured wife in hospital

HOUSTON, June 3 (UPI) -- Space Shuttle astronaut Mark Kelly visited his wife, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in a Houston hospital the day after he returned from space, officials said.
After surgery, Giffords has new goal

After surgery, Giffords has new goal

HOUSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is experiencing pain and nausea after surgery but is focused on moving out of her Houston rehabilitation hospital, her staff says.
Doctor: Giffords 'looks great'

Doctor: Giffords 'looks great'

HOUSTON, May 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' doctors said Thursday she will spend several days recovering from surgery before being transferred back to rehab.
Giffords recovering after surgery

Giffords recovering after surgery

HOUSTON, May 18 (UPI) -- Doctors at a Houston hospital replaced a piece of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' skull with a piece of plastic Wednesday.
Gabrielle Giffords to have skull operation

Gabrielle Giffords to have skull operation

HOUSTON, May 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will have skull surgery Wednesday to replace bone removed to save her life when she was shot four months ago, officials say.
Poll: Angry tone not behind Tucson attack

Poll: Angry tone not behind Tucson attack

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Americans say political discourse is negative but it didn't lead to the Tucson shootings that killed six and wounded 13, a Washington Post poll indicated.
Giffords' release days or weeks away

Giffords' release days or weeks away

TUCSON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery from a gunshot head wound is progressing and she could be released from the hospital within days or weeks, doctors said.

Giffords not likely to lose seat

TUCSON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- It's unlikely a state law would be used to strip U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of her seat as she heals from a near-fatal gunshot wound, Arizona observers say.
Giffords smiles at husband

Giffords smiles at husband

TUCSON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' remarkable recovery from a gunshot wound through her brain includes her smiling at her husband, her doctors said Monday.
Kelly: Injured Giffords cares for others

Kelly: Injured Giffords cares for others

TUCSON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A simple massage symbolizes the concern Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., has for others, despite her own injuries, said her husband, Capt. Mark Kelly.
Giffords' district full of anger

Giffords' district full of anger

DOUGLAS, Ariz., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' Arizona border district symbolizes the anger seen in the state's politics, political observers said.
Rep. Giffords off critical list

Rep. Giffords off critical list

TUCSON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' condition was upgraded to serious Sunday, just eight days after she was shot through the head, hospital officials in Tucson said.
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