WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona says on her Facebook page she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt a little more than a year ago. RELATED: America’s Worst 9 Urban Food Deserts According to officials in Washington, her resignation is expected […]

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama says the spirit of the coming together behind victims of the Tucson shooting rampage lives on and serves as a reminder of “who we are as a nation.”

HOUSTON — Gabrielle Giffords is under intensive care at Texas Medical Center after a flawless trip from Arizona, where throngs of well-wishers gave her a farewell that brought a tearful smile from the congresswoman.

New York  — Doctors said on Monday that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was making such rapid progress that she could be released from the hospital soon. “It could be a matter of days to weeks,” said her neurosurgeon, Dr. Michael Lemole. “The key we’re trying to get her to is to rehabilitation, so she can move […]

WASHINGTON — Born of bloodshed, a self-proclaimed Age of Civility dawned in Congress on Tuesday. Republicans and Democrats of the House spoke without angry shouts and debated legislation to repeal the nation’s year-old health care law without rancor.

Make no mistake about it, the shooting outside an Arizona grocery store last week that seriously injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, killed six people, and wounded 13 others was a horrible manifestation of the bitter and ugly political times we live in. As everyone knows by now, the assassination attempt by 22 year-old Jared Lee Loughner […]

WASHINGTON-Recent polls have shown that President Barack Obama has overwhelming approval of the American public on his recent handling of the shooting of Congresswoman, Gabrielle Gifford which resulted in the deaths of six people. The American Foreign Press reports: The vast majority of Americans approved of President Barack Obama’s handling of the Arizona shooting but […]

Alaska — Sarah Palin vowed Monday night “they’re not going to shut me up” as she berated liberals and the media for portraying her as the catalyst for the Tucson shooting spree. Palin told Fox News’ Sean Hannity that she and other conservatives were vilified as “accessories to murder” because “those on the left hate my […]

WASHINGTON — Democrats, Republicans and independent groups across the ideological spectrum are seeking political profit from the shooting rampage in Arizona, often moderating their rhetoric in pursuit of their goals.

TUCSON, Ariz. — Doctors on Saturday removed Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ breathing tube and could soon know if she can speak.

Hate speech permeates blogs, social networking sites, and discussion forums all over the world. Though inflammatory content may be protected as free speech by the U.S. Constitution, on the Internet it can have a greater potential to create a violent and fatal backlash.  Attacks on American soil are consistently linked to online hate speech: James […]

Roland Martin analyzes the television coverage, President Obama’s speech and the memorial event for the victims of the tragic shooting in Arizona entitled “Together We Thrive: Tucson and America.” LISTEN: