The face of hope

The staff of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has posted on her Facebook page the first images of her since that horrific shooting in January.  They include the picture below. AP Photo/, P.K. Weis Details: The photos were taken on May 17 by photojournalist P.K. Weis of, a longtime photographer for the now-defunct Tucson Citizen who [Read More...]

What saved Gabrielle Giffords?

According to a new poll, an overwhelming majority of Americans attribute it to just one thing: prayer. Details: About 77 percent of American voters said they believed that prayer literally helped Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords survive the Tucson shooting, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday. Only 17 percent didn’t believed prayer played a [Read More...]

Remembrance: makeshift memorials spring up in Tucson

What happened outside an Arizona supermarket has literally changed the landscape of Tucson, as friends and neighbors and strangers create places to remember, and to mourn. The New York Times explores some of them: There are stuffed animals of all possible species and notes written by children in crayon. There are inspiring biblical verses, photographs [Read More...]