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Monday, Jan 7, 2013

Conn. Lawmaker Sorry for Telling Giffords to Stay Away

Conn. Lawmaker Sorry for Telling Giffords to Stay Away

A Connecticut state representative is apologizing for a Facebook post warning Gabby Giffords to stay away, ahead of the former Arizona congresswoman's visit with Sandy Hook Elementary victims' families last week...

Saturday, Jan 5, 2013

Gabby Giffords Visits Newtown

Gabby Giffords Visits Newtown

Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, who survived after being shot at a campaign event in her home state of Arizona two years ago, visited Newtown Friday. Sue Marcinek, an assistant to Newtown's first selectman...

Saturday, Dec 15, 2012

Giffords, Other Politicians React to Newtown Shooting

Giffords, Other Politicians React to Newtown Shooting

As word spread of the 27 tragic deaths at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., politicians from across the country offered their sympathies, expressed frustration, and called for reform.

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Missing Maryland Boy, 4, May Be in Alabama
Missing Maryland Boy, 4, May Be in Alabama

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Maryland Woman Released from West African Prison
Maryland Woman Released from West African Prison

A Maryland wife and mother is about to be reunited with her family after being a prisoner in Gambia in West Africa for nearly a year. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.

Big Surge for Military in Trump Budget, Big Cuts Elsewhere
Big Surge for Military in Trump Budget, Big Cuts Elsewhere

President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less." The Trump blueprint, due in more detail next month, would fulfill the Republican president's campaign pledge to boost Pentagon spending while targeting the budgets of other federal agencies. The "topline" figures emerged Monday, one day before Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress, an opportunity to re-emphasize the economic issues that were a centerpiece of his White House run.

3 Jewish Schools in Maryland, Virginia Receive Bomb Threats
3 Jewish Schools in Maryland, Virginia Receive Bomb Threats

Three Jewish schools in the D.C. area received bomb threats on Monday, as nearly 20 other schools and community centers in multiple states received similar calls.

SpaceX to Send 2 Citizens to Moon in 2018: Elon Musk
SpaceX to Send 2 Citizens to Moon in 2018: Elon Musk

Elon Musk announced Monday that his private space transportation company SpaceX will send two private citizens to the moon in late 2018. "We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year," his statement read.