June 21, 2011 "After some time off, I will look at new opportunities and am hopeful that one day I will again serve our country," he says in a statement. Giffords continues to recover from a gunshot wound she suffered on Jan. 8.
June 12, 2011 Giffords' hair is shorter than in the past, but there are no visible scars and little sign of the horrific injury she suffered when a lone gunman attacked an event she was holding at a strip mall in Tucson on Jan. 8.
June 9, 2011 The congresswoman, who continues to recover from a gunshot wound to her head suffered on Jan. 8, likely will soon feel comfortable having her picture released, her chief of staff says.
May 25, 2011 Jared Loughner mumbled loudly during a hearing into whether he's mentally competent. The judge had him removed. Loughner later said he preferred to watch the proceedings on TV from another room.
May 18, 2011 Doctors will replace a piece of her skull with a plastic implant, The Associated Press reports. The procedure is an important step in her recovery from the severe head wound she received during a Jan. 8 shooting rampage.
May 16, 2011 Aides say those were the first words from Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) after she watched this morning as her husband, Commander Mark Kelly, and five other astronauts successfully launched into space aboard the shuttle Endeavour.
April 27, 2011 The Arizona lawmaker, still recovering from the gunshot wound she suffered during a Jan. 8 shooting rampage in Tucson, is going to watch her husband and the crew of space shuttle Endeavour launch on Friday.
April 25, 2011 "Medically, there is no reason she could not travel safely to Florida to participate in this incredible event with her husband," the director of the neuroscience institute at Houston's TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital confirmed today.
April 11, 2011 Interviews with her staff, friends and doctors suggest that her recovery, while significant, still has a long ways to go, the magazine says.
April 4, 2011 "I worry about him all the time," Daniel Fernandez's sister tells The Arizona Republic. "I'm doing as well as can be expected," he says.
March 11, 2011 She is speaking in sentences, walking without assistance and can recall childhood memories. The congresswoman did not remember the shooting rampage that critically injured her and killed six others, but has been told about what happened.
February 17, 2011 She's also laughing at jokes, participating in conversations and continuing to make steady progress, her doctors and friends say.
February 14, 2011 The congresswoman continues to show signs of progress as she recovers from the severe head injuries she received in the Jan. 8 shooting rampage at an event she was holding in Tucson.