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    June 28, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords Honored Husband, Waved to Crowd in Houston

    ​Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman shot in the head during the January rampage that killed six and injured 13, made her first public appearance in front of a crowd on Monday during a ceremony for her astronaut husband Mark Kelly. Giffords attended the event in a wheelchair, bu ... More >>

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    June 21, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords' Husband Mark Kelly Will Retire From NASA; Couple to Write Memoir

    Recently released photo of Giffords​Mark Kelly, the astronaut husband of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, has announced his retirement, effective October 1, from both NASA and the Navy. Giffords, who was shot in the head in January in a Tucson supermarket parking lot, was recently released fro ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Space Shuttle Endeavour Launch Postponed

    ​ The much-awaited final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour has been put on hold for 48 hours. Mission STS-134's launch was to be attended by Shuttle Commander Mark Kelly's wife Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, President Obama, and an estimated 700,000 spectators. It was scrubbed due to an issue wi ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    Giffords Wished Husband Happy Birthday on Twitter

    ​Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, shot six weeks ago in the Tuscon, Arizona attack that killed six, took to Twitter yesterday to send birthday wishes to her husband, the astronaut Mark Kelly, and his twin brother, Scott. She also thanked Houston Hospital, where she moved last month for rehabilitation, ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords Still Hasn't Been Told the Details of the Arizona Shooting

    ​Gabrielle Giffords continues to improve at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, and doctors remain cautiously optimistic, while warning that there is still much we don't know -- the Arizona Congressman was shot through the brain, after all, and though her recovery has been pretty superstar-amazi ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Mark Kelly to Pilot Endeavour Mission

    Mark Kelly, the husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in Arizona on January 8, will lead the space shuttle Endeavor on its final mission scheduled for launch on April 19. "She would be very comfortable with the decision I made," Kelly said in a press conference this afternoon. ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011

    The Daily Praises iPads With Gabrielle Giffords, Gets Bootlegged on Day Two

    ​It's day two of Rupert Murdoch's iPad newspaper, The Daily, which launched yesterday to many tweets. Already, they're dominating the online media conversation, in certain circles, but not just for the 360-degree photographs. This morning, the paper-less paper teased a "touching interview" wit ... More >>

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    January 28, 2011

    Challenger Went Down 25 Years Ago Today, Scarring Schoolchildren Forever

    ​The Space Shuttle Challenger went down 25 years ago today, killing all seven astronauts on board, and scarring school children forever. American kids were watching the launch live in schools across the nation because of the presence of Payload Specialist Christa McAuliffe, a 37-year-old scho ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords' Husband Heard She Was Dead; NPR Repents For False Reports

    ​Mark E. Kelly, the astronaut husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head during Jared Loughner's Arizona killing spree, heard unverified media reports that his wife died in the hospital after the shooting, he told ABC's 20/20 last night. "And I just, you know, walked into the ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords Continues to Improve, Is Now Giving Neck Massages

    ​After surviving a bullet through the brain, Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot by Jared Lee Loughner on January 8 outside a Tucson Safeway, has been upgraded from critical to stable condition and, apparently, is giving back and neck massages to her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, w ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords Is a Woman: Here's Why It Matters

    ​On Wednesday night, four days after being shot through the head, Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords opened her eyes. Along with her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, she was surrounded by a group of women whom she considers both friends and mentors, including New York Senator Kirsten Gillibran ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords Opened Her Eyes

    ​In a speech full of heart-wrenching moments last night, President Obama went off script to describe the condition of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head on Saturday in Arizona by Jared Loughner. "Gabby opened her eyes," announced the president. "So I can tell you, she knows we a ... More >>

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    January 12, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords' First Hospital Photos Released

    Office of Gabrielle Giffords​Last night Gabrielle Giffords' office released photos of the wounded Arizona Congresswoman in her hospital room at the University Medical Center. The photos were reportedly taken on Sunday, January 9. In each, she holds the hand of her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly ... More >>

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    January 10, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords' Husband Mark Kelly Says "Gabby Was Doing What She Loved Most...There Is Little We Can Do But Pray"

    Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly​Astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who remains in critical condition after Saturday's shooting, has issued a statement. Via Giffords' website, Kelly says, "There is little that we can do but pray for those who are strugg ... More >>