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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Psychologist: Loughner not yet ready for trial

JTA February 3, 2012

Jared Loughner is not yet competent to stand trial, according to the court-appointed psychologist in the case of the shooting that wounded Gabrielle Giffords. Christina Pietz recommended evaluating Loughner's competence in another four months, the Arizona...

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords hugs Daniel Hernandez, the former
congressional intern who helped save her life, at a private
gathering Jan. 23.

Giffords announces resignation from Congress

JTA January 22, 2012

NEW YORK—U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot by a gunman in January, announced that she will resign from Congress. In a two-minute video released Sunday, Giffords (D-Ariz.) said she will step down as she continues her recovery. "I have more work...

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