| May 15, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Good weather looks 70 percent likely for Monday's scheduled launch of Endeavour, the next-to-last U.S. space shuttle mission as NASA develops a new generation of craft for longer voyages.
Liftoff is set for 8:56 a.m. EDT (1256 GMT) from the Kennedy Space...
| May 15, 2011
| 9:40 PM
Wounded Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords arrived in Florida on Sunday to witness the final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, her staff said.
The Endeavor is scheduled to blast off on Monday shortly before 9 a.m. Eastern time, with Gifford's husband,...
| May 16, 2011
| 7:19 AM
West Orange, New Jersey native Mark Kelly is now in orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour, after a successful on-time launch at 8:56 A.M. Monday. On the ground watching it all was his wife, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who overcame a near-death...
| Jun 1, 2011
Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 10:39 AM
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords marked another milestone in her recovery Thursday, serving Thanksgiving dinner to troops at a Tucson military base in what her office said was the first constituent event since an attempt on her life in January.
Giffords and her...
| Nov 30, 2011
The Age of Movies
The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
Edited by Sanford Schwartz
Library of America, $40
Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best.
| Dec 1, 2011
| 3:07 PM
The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a resolution renaming a room in the U.S. Capitol in memory of Gabriel Zimmerman, an aide to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who was one of the six people killed in an attempt on her life in January.
| Jan 21, 2011
I wasn't surprised to see letters to the editor about last week's column from people who cling to their heartfelt notion that if we just had more sensible gun control laws, the assassination attempt on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that resulted in six deaths...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 12:20 PM
The first photos of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords since she was shot in January were released on Sunday on her Facebook page.
The photos of the Arizona Democrat were taken by a professional photographer the day before her cranioplasty surgery in May....
| Jun 29, 2011
| 6:20 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A federal judge in San Diego Wednesday denied a defense motion that would have stopped prison officials in Missouri from involuntarily medicating Jared Loughner, who is accused of killing six people in Tucson, Ariz, and wounding 13 others,...
| Jan 9, 2011
U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage, appeared to have been an innocent bystander Saturday, but was the target of death threats in 2009 when he emerged as a central figure in Arizona's bitter disputes over...