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A $100,000 donation from Raytheon will support UA research on treating those wounded on the battlefield, as well as trauma victims here at home. Read more»

The 2011 Greater Tucson Leadership class is putting on Tucson's largest picnic to bring the community together after the Jan. 8 shooting. Read more»

Mark Kelly speaks to reporters at UMC about his wife, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Thursday morning. Dr. Peter Rhee is in the background.

Thanking Tucsonans for their "love and support" for his wife and family, astronaut Mark Kelly said U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be moved to a Houston rehab facility on Friday. Giffords "is a fighter like no one else I know," he said. She is trying to speak, using an iPad, and stood with assistance, he said. Read more» 1

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords stood up with assistance Wednesday, her spokesman confirmed. Giffords was able to sit in a chair and see the Catalina Mountains, as well. Read more»

Giffords' doctors, Lemole and Rhee, at Thursday's medical briefing.

Rep. Giffords, shot in the head Saturday, spontaneously opened her left eye on Wednesday evening following a visit from the president. "Miracles happen," her doctor said. "This is a major leap forward." Giffords was opening her eye for as long as 15 minutes Thursday. Read more» 1

Giffords' husband, Mark Kelly, holds her hand as she lies in the intensive care unit Sunday.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is able to breathe on her own, doctors said Tuesday. Giffords now has a "101 percent chance" of surviving. "She will not die—she does not have that permission from me," her doctor said. Read more»

Giffords' 'prognosis for survival is 100 percent,' Rhee told Britain's Channel 4 News (watch the video at the bottom of the story).

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is "100 percent" certain to survive, said Dr. Peter Rhee, a surgeon treating her for a gunshot wound to the head. "As a physician I'm going to get into a lot of trouble for this, but her prognosis for survival is 100 percent." Rhee told Britain's Channel 4 News. Read more» 1


Rep. Gabrielle Giffords remains in critical condition after she was shot in the head while meeting with constituents Saturday. "No change is good, and there is no change," said a neurosurgeon. Read more»