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  • James Brady, Reagan's press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, Reagan's press secretary, dies at 73
    James S. Brady, the often-irreverent press secretary to President Ronald Reagan who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on his boss in 1981 and who became an enduring symbol of the fight against unfettered access to guns in American...
  • When fate points a finger: The Jim Brady story

    Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it. James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...
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  • NASA to conduct the first-ever twin study in space

    What happens to our DNA, RNA and proteins if we spend a long time in space? A pair of 50-year-old twins will help NASA find out. Identical twins Mark and Scott Kelly have signed up to be part of the first-ever twin study that takes place, at least...
  • Georgia gun rights bill goes far

    Its official name is the Safe Carry Protection Act. Critics call it the "guns everywhere bill." Legislation awaiting the governor's signature in Georgia would allow guns in bars, churches, airports and schools. It has drawn national attention...
  • Georgians go gun crazy, and you know what? It's their right.

    Georgia is on a lot of people’s minds today after its governor on Wednesday signed the Safe Carry Protection Act, or, as its opponents call it, the Guns Everywhere Bill. In fact, this may be the most attention Yankees have paid to the state...
  • In recovering from brain trauma, it helps to have stayed in school

    The extra brainpower that comes with having spent more years in a classroom is a powerful aid to recovery following a moderate to severe brain trauma, a new study finds. Researchers have long known that cognitive reserve -- a level of mental...
  • 'Gabby' Giffords to skydive on 3rd anniversary of Tucson shooting

    'Gabby' Giffords to skydive on 3rd anniversary of Tucson shooting
    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona is skydiving Wednesday, the third anniversary of a rampage that killed six people and left the legislator partially paralyzed. Giffords, 43, was one of more than a dozen people who were wounded in...
  • Another healthcare crisis: Closing hospitals

    Another healthcare crisis: Closing hospitals
    Lower Oconee Community Hospital in southern Georgia closed its doors this month, eliminating 25 hospital beds and up to 100 hospital jobs. This was the fourth Georgia hospital to fold in two years and the eighth rural hospital in the state to close...
  • Gabrielle Giffords three years later: 'I'm stronger now'

    Gabrielle Giffords three years later: 'I'm stronger now'
    Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle...
  • Gabby Giffords visits first gun show since near-fatal shooting

    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...
  • Three years after Giffords shooting, spotlight still shines on aide

    TUCSON — He held her in an upright position against his chest to keep her from drowning in her own blood and applied pressure to her head wound. It was then that Daniel Hernandez Jr. remembered a television show he watched when he was 10 years...