Topic: Arizona Daily Star
Returning home for good: After a year and a half of therapy in Houston, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was wounded in a mass shooting, is back home in Arizona.
Foster care populations dropped for the sixth straight year, reports the Department of Health and Human Services, due to state policies shifting toward shortening foster care stays, expediting adoptions, and increasing prevention support.
A Maine man was arrested after watching 'The Dark Knight Rises' and he said was going to shoot a former employer. In California, a man was arrested at a showing of 'Dark Knight' when he made a threat.
The US Justice Department alleges that the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), which controls most of the law enforcement and other government services in two adjacent communities, discriminates against those who are not members of the polygamous sect.
Editorial Board Blog Thirty years after Reagan was shot, Jim and Sarah Brady courageously keep the pressure on for gun control
As Reagan's press secretary, Jim Brady was seriously wounded during the shooting. You have to admire the dedication of the Bradys to keep pushing for reasonable gun control laws. But as the Bradys acknowledge, Washington must find the courage to stand up to the NRA.
04/01/2011 06:10 pm