January 10, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Arizonans talk about trying to make sense of Saturday’s tragedy. In the second hour, 12 steps to compassion, and Guantanamo Bay on the opinion page.
January 10, 2011 The focus on Loughner's reading as a guide to his motive seems misplaced given his strange behavior. It might be better to focus on his mental illness and what if anything society can do about protecting itself.
January 9, 2011 Prosecutors said investigators found material at Loughner's home that showed premeditation. The information came amid the filing of formal charges that included two counts of killed a federal worker, a federal judge and a congressional aide.
January 9, 2011 Law enforcement officials said they no longer believed a second person was linked to the attacks. They still wanted to identify the person who was seen entering the area with the alleged shooter.
January 9, 2011 The Tucson dead included a 9-year-old girl who was student politician, a U.S. judge, an aide to the wounded congresswoman and retirees.
January 9, 2011 The morning after nearly 20 were shot in Tucson, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, law enforcement officials sought a "person of interest." Meanwhile, Speaker John Boehner said lawmakers would be undeterred by the shooting.
January 9, 2011 Giffords remained in critical condition the morning after she was shot at a district event. Meanwhile, Speaker Boehner said the violence wouldn't deter lawmakers from doing their duties to represent their constituents.
October 7, 2010 A harsh Vanity Fair piece seems light years away from the media love affair McCain once enjoyed when he regaled reporters for hours during the 2000 campaign aboard the Straight Talk Express campaign bus.
September 2, 2010 Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer froze up badly at the start of her debate Wednesday evening. It probably wasn't fatal but it really was bad.
August 30, 2010 Mexican Man Illegally In U.S. Deports Himself, Gets Visa After Year
August 24, 2010 Sen. John McCain convincingly beat radio personality and former congressman J.D. Hayworth.
August 9, 2010 Federal agents caught the second of three escaped Arizona convicts near Yellowstone National Park.
August 2, 2010 Lady Gaga was pressured by fellow musicians to cancel her tour's stop in Phoenix. But she chose to perform, and use her stage to deliver a message of peaceful protest, and of support for immigrants and their contributions to the U.S.
July 29, 2010 Arizona appealed a U.S. judge's ruling blocking several key parts of the state's immigration law.