Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ doctors said yesterday that she is
medically able to travel to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to
attend her astronaut husband’s space shuttle launch.
The astronaut husband of a Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will decide by
mid-February whether to join the last NASA shuttle launch as scheduled,
the space agency said.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was moved to a long-term rehabilitation hospital
yesterday morning after doctors upgraded her condition from serious to
Tucson shooting rampage suspect Jared Lee Loughner pleaded not guilty
yesterday to federal charges of attempting to assassinate U.S. Rep.
Gabrielle Giffords and attempting to murder two of her staff members.
Tucson shooting rampage suspect Jared Loughner is due to appear in
federal court today on charges of attempting to assassinate
Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the attempted murder of two of her
Family and friends of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords have searched the country
for the ideal convalescent facility as the congresswoman nears her
transition from recovery to rehabilitation 11 days after being shot
through the head.
Doctors performed a tracheotomy on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on
Saturday, inserting a breathing tube through a hole in her neck and
removing her from a ventilator, hospital officials said.