| May 5, 2013
| 5:04 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:38 PM
SEATTLE — Both sides wielded persuasive statistics at the Washington state Capitol on Tuesday. Both sides made high-minded arguments about protecting constitutional rights during a packed and emotional hearing on gun control.
But only one side had...
| Feb 15, 2013
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough will be a guest Sunday on ABC's “This Week,” CBS' “Face the Nation” and NBC's “Meet the Press.” The rest of the guest list this Sunday morning: Karl Rove and Bob Woodward...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Name: Drawn from several historic ships including Henry Hudson's exploring Hudson Bay in the 1600s and James Cook's exploring South Pacific in the 1770s, discovering Hawaiian Islands.
Figures: Third shuttle commissioned, following Columbia and...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:10 PM
President Obama plans to attend the April 29 launch of space shuttle Endeavour, adding even more star power to NASA's second-to-last shuttle launch, according to a White House official.
The president will bring his wife, Michelle, and two daughters,...
| May 31, 2011
| 6:08 PM
As night fell at Kennedy Space Center, the final space shuttle, Atlantis, began its slow rollout from NASA's vehicle assembly building to the launch pad, even as its younger sister, Endeavour, prepared to return to Kennedy a few hours later.
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:16 PM
In a part homecoming and part farewell, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is expected to return to the House chamber for President Obama's State of the Union speech as she bows out of public life to focus on her recovery.
The Arizona Democrat has left an indelible...
| 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.
| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Author Jeffrey Zaslow, a former Orlando Sentinel journalist, was killed in a car accident Friday morning, Detroit's WJBK-TV has reported. Zaslow's wife, Sherry Margolis, is a newswoman at the station.
Zaslow was the co-author, with Randy Pausch, of the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Sad news today -- Jeffrey Zaslow, who wrote such popular non-fiction as "The Last Lecture" and "The Girls from Ames," died today in a car crash in Michigan. The Wall Street Journal, where he has worked as a reporter, said that he died after losing control...