After doctors briefed reporters earlier today about the conditions of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and other survivors of Saturday's deadly rampage in Tucson, three family members of other victims stepped forward to talk and take some questions.We're going to post some excerpts here, with audio.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) is "generating her own breaths ... breathing on her own," Dr. G. Michael Lemole, section chief of neurosurgery at University Medical Center in Tucson, just told reporters.And, he said, "I'm very encouraged by the fact that she's done so well. ...
Outraged at the news that members of the tiny Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan., will try to get attention for their anti-abortion views by protesting outside the funerals of 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green and the five others killed in Saturday's Arizona shooting rampage, people in Tucson a
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), one of the fiercest gun-control advocates in Congress, told NPR's Steve Inskeep that she will introduce legislation to outlaw the kinds of high-capacity ammunition magazines used in Saturday's shootings."We're not dealing about guns here," she said.
Jared Loughner has made his first court appearance and has been ordered held without bail as the federal case against him in the killings of six people and wounding of 14 others in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday gets underway.During a short appearance before federal Magistrate Judge Lawrence Anderson in
"Something had to be done," 71-year-old retired Army Col. Bill Badger told ABC-TV's Good Morning America today about his role in stopping the gunman who killed six people and wounded another 14 Saturday in Tucson, Ariz., at a community event held by Democratic Rep.