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  • Gabby Giffords visits first gun show since near-fatal shooting

    Gabby Giffords visits first gun show since near-fatal shooting
    Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made her first visit to a gun show since she was shot in 2011, attending a New York event Sunday with her husband, Mark Kelly, and the state's attorney general. It was no casual trip to the Saratoga...
  • Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue

    Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue
    WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people. Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard shows that goal remains elusive. The...
  • Gabrielle Giffords calls Santa Monica shooting 'eerily reminiscent'

    Gabrielle Giffords calls Santa Monica shooting 'eerily reminiscent'
    On the six-month anniversary of the school shooting that rocked Newtown, Conn., former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords – who was the victim of a shooting in 2011 – called last week’s Santa Monica rampage "eerily reminiscent.&...
  • Giffords accepts Kennedy 'Profile in Courage' award

    Giffords accepts Kennedy 'Profile in Courage' award
    Courage comes in many guises. In Boston on Sunday, Gabrielle Giffords was praised for having the courage just to carry on. "It’s been a hard two years for me, but I want to make the world a better place," said Giffords in receiving the 2013...
  • There's no safety in our vast numbers of guns

    There's no safety in our vast numbers of guns
    In 2009, when I was trying to figure out why gun sales were so brisk, I visited a couple of gun shops in Riverside and Corona. Back then, part of the reason people were arming themselves, they told me, was that President Obama had recently taken office,...
  • Festival of Books: Documenting high-profile scandals and failures

     
    The works of the authors at the Sunday afternoon Festival of Books session "American Breakdown" had little in common except for one thing: failure. Failure of institutions, failures of a family, failures of a society. The session moderated by L.A.......
  • Daum: Attack of the flesh-eating bacteria story

    Daum: Attack of the flesh-eating bacteria story
    What spreads almost as fast as necrotizing fasciitis, a.k.a. flesh-eating infection? News stories about it. Surely by now you've heard about the horrifying case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student who cut her leg on May 1 and...
  • Goldberg: Brian Ross' brain cramp

    Goldberg: Brian Ross' brain cramp
    If ABC News does fire Brian Ross, he could always find a job working for Aaron Sorkin. Ross, a veteran investigative reporter for ABC News, blew it Friday morning when he suggested that the Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect, Jim Holmes, might be...
  • 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

     
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Four years after riding a wave of optimism into the White House, President Obama offered a sobering message as he asked Americans for another term to help complete the country’s recovery from the worst economic crisis since...
  • Space shuttle Endeavour flyovers generate social media buzz

     
    Space shuttle Endeavour is generating excitement Thursday as it flies from Texas to Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert. People took to Twitter, Facebook and other social media (see below) as the shuttle departed Houston and made a......
  • Space shuttle Endeavour lands in California

     
    Space shuttle Endeavour, carried atop a modified 747, has landed in California at Edwards Air Force Base, the latest stop in its cross-country trek from Kennedy Space Center in Florida....