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U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is back in a Houston rehab facility following an operation to replace part of her skull last week. Read more» 1


U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is recovering well after having a skull implant and shunt placed in her brain Wednesday, her doctors said. A plastic implant was placed over the left side of her skull, where surgeons removed a section of bone to relieve swelling after the congresswoman was shot Jan. 8. Read more» 1

Endeavour lifts off.

"Good stuff," said U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as she watched space shuttle Endeavour lift off Monday, commanded by her husband, Capt. Mark Kelly. Giffords' voice sounds normal, and she understands complex concepts, said a staffer. (with videos) Read more» 2


U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Gifford plans to travel to Florida to watch as her husband blasts off aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on Monday, her office confirmed Friday. Read more»

The space shuttle Endeavour will not blast off Monday, NASA announced. "No launch date will be announced today, but Endeavour will not launch sooner than May 8," the agency said. U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to a Houston rehab center. Read more»

Updated: The launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, set to blast off on its final mission, has been postponed by NASA. It will launch no earlier than Monday at 11:33 a.m Tucson time, the agency said. Giffords was "pleased and honored" to meet with Obama. It's unknown if the congresswoman will remain in Florida until the ship launches. Read more»

The office of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has released some information on the congresswoman's plans to travel to Florida to watch her husband blast off on the space shuttle. Specifics on the timing of the trip won't be released because of privacy concerns. Read more»