The Arizona Legislature is considering an array of bills that would ease state gun control. The bills have generated controversy, since they were crafted only weeks after the Jan. 8 mass shooting in Tucson, Ariz., that killed six and wounded US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others. Among the gun-related bills working their way through the Republican-controlled legislature:
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Gabrielle Giffords shooting suspect: Jared Lee Loughner has been charged with the murders of US District Judge John Roll and Gabrielle Giffords aide Gabe Zimmerman, as well as causing the deaths of four others.
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One of three guns fired in the Feb. 15 killing in Mexico of Immigration and Customs Special Agent Jaime Zapata was traced to a Texas weapons dealer.
The Southern Poverty Law Center says the number of US hate groups has topped 1,000 for the first time. But conservative critics say a too-broad definition of hate stifles legitimate debate.
George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton will oversee the National Institute for Civil Discourse in Arizona, sparked by the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. But history shows it faces an uphill battle.
In a wide-ranging, unscripted address to business leaders on Long Island, Sarah Palin mixed in Michelle Obama, rising inflation, and her vision of the ideal presidential candidate.
Astronaut Mark Kelly announces he will resume training for his last shuttle mission, something he had originally thought unlikely after his wife, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot Jan. 8