| Jan 22, 2012
| 1:35 PM
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....
| 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,...
| Jan 9, 2011
U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage, appeared to have been an innocent bystander Saturday, but was the target of death threats in 2009 when he emerged as a central figure in Arizona's bitter disputes over...
| Feb 11, 2012
Jeffrey Zaslow, a Wall Street Journal reporter with a flair for inspirational stories who produced three nonfiction bestsellers, beginning with the 2008 book "The Last Lecture" about life lessons from a dying man, was killed in a car crash Friday. He...
| Jan 11, 2011
Debbie Friedman, a self-taught Jewish folk singer and composer who transformed synagogue music and worship by infusing traditional prayers with a contemporary sensibility, died Sunday at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo. She was 59.
The cause was...
| Jun 1, 2011
Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Jerry Sandusky: Former Penn State Coach Jerry Sandusky has been called a lot of things -- including an accused child molester. Now, he's being called one of the most 'intriguing' people of 2011. And some thing that a compliment that should not be paid....
| May 24, 2012
What spreads almost as fast as necrotizing fasciitis, a.k.a. flesh-eating infection? News stories about it.
Surely by now you've heard about the horrifying case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student who cut her leg on May 1 and...
| Jul 24, 2012
If ABC News does fire Brian Ross, he could always find a job working for Aaron Sorkin.
Ross, a veteran investigative reporter for ABC News, blew it Friday morning when he suggested that the Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect, Jim Holmes, might be...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 4:37 PM
President Obama calls congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on Sunday to praise her as an inspiration. Giffords, injured in the Tucson shooting a year ago, has made dramatic gains in her road toward recovery....
| Jan 8, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Gabrielle Giffords shooting: Tucson commemorates the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others at a Safeway on Jan. 8, 2011....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:35 PM
In response to my recent Op-Ed about the state of Arizona one year after the Gabrielle Giffords shootings, TimBowman comments: "Arizonans have a long history of being self-reliant and mistrustful of outsiders, and reading yet another diatribe from a...