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Gabrielle Giffords

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  • $2,000 sought for police security for mayor while on family vacation in San Diego

    Baltimore police are requesting about $2,000 to send an officer to California to provide security for Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on her family vacation next week. Officer Kyle E. Gooden, who is on the mayor's executive protection team, is...
  • Md. man accused in cannibal case deemed incompetent to stand trial

    Md. man accused in cannibal case deemed incompetent to stand trial
    Alexander Kinyua, the college student accused of killing a family friend and ingesting his heart and brain, has been declared incompetent to stand trial, according to court records. Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly said in an Aug. 13...
  • The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting

    The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting
    We do not yet know exactly what led a young man to carry a semi-automatic pistol into the lobby of the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian advocacy organization, and to instigate a confrontation that left a security guard with a gunshot...
  • Goldberg: The politicization of violence

    Goldberg: The politicization of violence
    If it hasn't completely vanished down the memory hole, you might recall that last week a man walked into the headquarters of the conservative Family Research Council with a backpack of Chick-fil-A sandwiches and bullets, said something like "I don't...
  • After injury, brain can keep on healing

    After injury, brain can keep on healing
    Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords recently gave her first public interview since she was shot in the head almost a year ago. Her journey — from critically ill patient to someone whose personality was largely intact but still struggled with words...
  • "A Safeway in Arizona" by Tom Zoellner

    "A Safeway in Arizona" by Tom Zoellner
    The best material in Tom Zoellner's "A Safeway in Arizona: What the Gabrielle Giffords Shooting Tells Us About the Grand Canyon State and Life in America" comes at the beginning: a moment-by-moment breakdown of the events of Jan. 8, 2011, when, at a...
  • Giffords' retirement brings warm wishes, electoral speculation

    The retirement of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords brought an outpouring of warm wishes from colleagues of the popular congresswoman -- and launched a scramble for an upcoming special election to determine whether Democrats will be able to hold the Arizona seat....
  • On Flag Day, inspiration abounds

    On Flag Day, inspiration abounds
    For the better part of a decade, Jill Crowther-Peters has portrayed the widowed seamstress who stitched the Star-Spangled Banner, but on Thursday she had the chance to really feel what it was like to be her. Crowther-Peters, dressed as 19th-century...
  • Ruppersberger steps down from military committee

    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the Baltimore County Democrat who represents two of Maryland's largest military installations, is stepping down from the House Armed Services Committee effective immediately, his office confirmed Tuesday. Ruppersberger, who...
  • ABC's Brian Ross and a press that disregards reputations of those it covers

    ABC's Brian Ross and a press that disregards reputations of those it covers
    Journalistic mistakes are easy to make in the immediate wake of events like the horrific shootings last week in a movie theater in Colorado. Bits and bites of information explode across myriad media. Meanwhile, revulsion at the violence mixes with...
  • House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber

    House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber
    WASHINGTON — Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to...