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Survivors Remember the Gabby Giffords Shooting, One Year Later: VIDEO


Yesterday was the anniversary of the horrific shooting in Tucson, Arizona, which wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, killed six, and injured 13 more. In a new video, survivors talk about how that day has affected their lives, and the strength they've found in the days since.


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Gabrielle Giffords Talks to Diane Sawyer: VIDEO


Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly speak to Diane Sawyer.


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Gabrielle Giffords 'Will Make You Rethink Your Life' Says Diane Sawyer: VIDEO


Diane Sawyer says Gabrielle Giffords "is going to make you rethink your life" on the 20/20 segment she produced about the Giffords shooting and the Congresswoman's remarkable recovery. Sawyer says she learned to speak again by reciting Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech and singing Tom Petty's "Free Fallin".

Watch a video preview of Sawyer on The View with a clip of the latter, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Returns to Congress for Vote on Debt Deal: VIDEO


Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to the House for the first time since being shot in early January to vote on a compromise to raise the debt ceiling, in an emotional surprise moment that capped weeks of frustrating, contentious dealmaking:

Ms. Giffords waved and quickly was surrounded by her Democratic colleagues. Some Republicans crossed the aisle to see her, too, as she rose to wave again.

Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the minority leader, hailed the return of Ms. Giffords, saying: “There isn’t a name that stirs more love, more admiration, more respect, more wishing for our daughters to be like her than the name of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. Thank you, Gabby.”

Giffords tweeted: "The #Capitol looks beautiful and I am honored to be at work tonight."

The House approved the deal 269-161.


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First Photos Of Gabrielle Giffords Released

The photos of a smiling Giffords, taken in Houston a day before she underwent surgery to replace a piece of her skull on May 18, 2011, were posted on her Facebook page early this morning. One more of the Congresswoman with her mother, AFTER THE JUMP.

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News: Cheyenne Jackson Anthony Weiner, X-Rays, Rome

 road How can FOX News become more of a joke? Hire an Obama impersonator to debate Republican presidential candiate Gary Johnson on one of their shows.

Cj  road Cheyenne Jackson on Tracy Morgan: "I am disgusted and appalled by Tracy Morgan's homophobic rant. The devastating repercussions of hate-filled language manifest in very real ways for today's LGBTQ youth. I've known Tracy for two years, spent many long hours with him on set, and I want to believe that this behavior is not at the core of who he is. I'm incredibly disappointed by his actions, and hope that his apology is sincere."

 road Sneak preview of what you'll get form Britney Spears at her "Femme Fatale" tour.

 road Watch: Daniel Radcliffe and his fellow cast mates from How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying record the album for the show.

 road Tornado survivors of Joplin, Missouri must now deal with a rare fungal infection.

 road Thousands celebrate pride in Rome.

Xrays  road Life magazine compiles the x-ray hall of fame.

 road Anthony Weiner takes a leave of absence so he can enter rehab.

 road Lily Allen gets hitched, her older sister decides she wants some of the attention.

 road Update on Gabrielle Giffords: "...she's able to express the basics of what she wants or needs. But, when it comes to a bigger and more complex thought that requires words, that's where she's had the trouble."

 road Atlanta Police Department to make more gay-friendly additions to its policies.

 road Anti-gay Anglican Archbishop of Sydney on same-sex marriage: "Ensuring public honour of same-sex relationships by calling them marriages is an abuse of marriage itself."


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