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Gabrielle Giffords: ‘I feel pretty good’
The US congresswoman who was shot in the head by a rampaging gunman as she chatted with voters in January gives her first interview since the attack.
Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot in Tucson
US Representative Gabrielle Giffords has been wounded after being shot in the head during a public event at a supermarket in Tucson. Six others are reported to have died in the incident.
Arizona shooting: Giffords ‘100 per cent certain to survive’
One of the doctors treating Gabrielle Giffords tells Channel 4 News she is 100 per cent certain to survive. Dr Peter Rhee says he is also optimistic she will not be in a vegetative state.
US Congresswoman Giffords responding after surgery
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords remains in a critical condition but is responding to simple commands after the shootings in Tucson, Arizona. Six other people, including a girl aged nine, were killed.
First pictures of shot Arizona congresswoman released
The first photos of Gabrielle Giffords are released online five months after the congresswoman was shot in the head by a gunman in Tucson, Arizona.
Will age of civility in American politics change Presidential campaign?
US politicians pledged to be less vitriolic in their rhetoric after the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. But will this last to the 2012 Presidential campaign?
Arizona shooting: state defends weapons culture
As the man charged with the attempted murder of Gabrielle Giffords appears in court, Washington Correspondent Sarah Smith speaks to Arizona residents who vehemently defend their lax gun laws.
Arizona shooting ignites debate over US political vitriol
The shooting of US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has sparked a debate over the rhetoric of US politics, but a former Republican presidential hopeful tells Channel 4 News there is “no connection”.
Arizona firefighter deaths ‘heartbreaking’ says Obama
US President Barack Obama describes the deaths of 19 members of an elite firefighting force, killed as they battled wildfires in Arizona, as ‘heartbreaking’.
How powerful is America’s pro-gun lobby?
Campaigners are blaming lobby groups like the National Rifle Association for blocking gun control legislation. Is the NRA really more powerful than the President of the United States?
Obama fury as Senate votes down gun controls
This is a shameful day for Washington, President Obama declared – as his efforts to push through stricter gun control laws hit a brick wall in Congress.
US gun controls: how even a compromise could fail
The US Senate holds its first debate on major gun control legislation for almost 20 years. But the parties are split: now, even a compromise deal on stricter background checks could fail.
Hollywood bosses at White House for gun violence talks
After the Connecticut school shooting: the search for blame. Media bosses say it’s not on-screen violence that’s the problem, as they meet vice president Biden for talks on America’s gun culture.
US debt deadlock broken as bill is passed
The US House of Representatives passes a last-minute deal to prevent a debt default. The bill is expected to be approved by the Senate and signed into law by President Barack Obama later.
Hollow point bullets to be standard issue for Met Police
The Metropolitan’s Police firearms chief tells Simon Israel that all of their armed officers will be issued the controversial bullet as standard, arguing it poses less of a risk to the public.