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Apr 18, 2013 at 7:46 AM
President Barack Obama and his gun control allies say Senate rejection of expanded background checks and other restrictions won't stop their drive to reduce firearms violence. But their path to enacting gun curbs this year seems blocked by the...
Apr 9, 2013 at 9:20 PM
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, keep pushing for stricter gun laws as they continue to own weapons for recreational purposes, including the same type of gun used in the January 2011 shooting rampage that left Giffords wounded.
Mar 6, 2013 at 12:31 PM
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to the scene of the horrific shooting that wounded her and killed six people two years ago, urging senators Wednesday to pass background checks for gun purchases in her first public event at the site since the rampage.
Feb 14, 2013 at 7:27 PM
National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre renewed his call Thursday for armed guards in schools and urged gun owners to "stand and fight" for the Second Amendment.
Jan 30, 2013 at 7:44 AM
In a dramatic appeal, wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords urged Congress on Wednesday to enact tougher gun control legislation, saying, "too many children are dying."
Jan 8, 2013 at 7:32 AM
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.
Dec 20, 2012 at 7:49 AM
One early focus of new gun regulations by President Barack Obama and some lawmakers would reinstate a federal ban on assault weapons, a law widely regarded as imperfect.
Dec 15, 2012 at 9:42 AM
The question surfaces each time a mass murder unfolds: Will this one change the political calculus in Washington against tougher gun control?
Nov 8, 2012 at 11:16 AM
Gabrielle Giffords limped to the front of the courtroom and stared silently Thursday as she came face-to-face for the first time with the man who tried to kill her.
Sep 6, 2012 at 8:18 PM
His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation's stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, "Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met."
Aug 21, 2012 at 1:49 PM

From the University of Oregon
Seven University of Oregon students will study in other countries during the coming academic year after being selected to receive highly-competitive Fulbright scholarships for 2012-13.

The UO students...
Aug 5, 2012 at 9:59 AM
A possible plea deal in the deadly Tucson shootings that wounded then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords would send Jared Lee Loughner to prison for the rest of his life, according to a person familiar with the case.
Jul 25, 2012 at 7:10 AM
Firearms sales are surging in the wake of the Colorado movie massacre as buyers express fears about both personal safety and anti-gun lawmakers who might use the shooting to seek new weapons restrictions.
Feb 21, 2012 at 10:27 PM
Attorneys for the suspect in the Tucson shooting that wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are objecting to prosecutors' receiving a prison psychologist's personal notes on their client.