Gabrielle Giffords

  • Arizona gunman who shot Gabrielle Giffords gets seven life terms 09-11-2012 01:00 AM

    Tucson: Convicted Tucson gunman Jared Loughner was sentenced to seven consecutive life terms plus 140 years in prison on Thursday for killing six people and wounding 13 others, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, in a rampage in 2011. Loughner, 24, a college dropout with a history of psychiatric disorders, was...
  • Giffords makes dramatic return for debt vote 02-08-2011 09:39 AM

    Houston: US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made a dramatic return to the House of Representatives to vote for the debt ceiling bill, nearly seven months after she was shot in the head. Giffords made an emotional return to the House floor on Monday, casting a vote in favour of the bill...
  • On 10th anniversary, Wikipedia seeks women editors 13-01-2011 11:34 AM

    New York: Wikipedia, the online trove of assorted facts and trivia, is trying to be more well-rounded. As the encyclopaedia nears its 10th birthday on Saturday, its leaders are seeking a more diverse group of editors - specifically, women, people in developing countries and people with expertise in assorted disciplines....
  • Giffords responds to verbal commands 11-01-2011 11:05 AM

    Houston: US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically injured after she was shot in her head at a close range by an assailant in Arizona, was able to respond to basic verbal commands and even managed to give a thumbs-up, doctors treating her have said. Medical officials in the intensive...
  • US congresswoman shot, battles for life 09-01-2011 10:06 PM

    Tuscon: US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords battled for her life on Sunday after an assailant shot her in the head and killed six others in a rampage that has launched a debate about extreme political rhetoric in America. The 40-year-old Democratic lawmaker was in critical condition and doctors were cautiously optimistic...