Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Arizona

All time
# US
Video, Photos: Arizona wildfires spreading towards New Mexico border
US officials are warning of a “serious potential health problem” due to high levels of smoke and soot in the air.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Friday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Gabrielle Giffords
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords faces uncertain future as recovery from shooting continues
A revealing interview with the Arizona politician’s chief of staff paints a much less sunnier picture then many in the media had previously reported about Giffords’ recovery.
# Alabama
Alabama makes it a crime to give an illegal immigrant a lift
A new immigration law, described as the toughest in the US, will also require state schools to check student’ status.
# Goodbye
Endeavour departs International Space Station for the final time
Endeavour is now on its way back to Earth after completing NASA’s construction efforts on the International Space Station.
# Arizona
Judge rules Arizona shooting suspect Loughner mentally incompetent to stand trial
Ruling means criminal case against Jared Lee Loughner, 21, is put on hold indefinitely.
# Gabrielle Giffords
Gabrielle Giffords is 'standing on her own', doctors say
The pace at which Gabrielle Giffords is recovering from January’s shooting puts her in the top five per cent of patients.
# cliffs tragedy
Couple whose baby died at Cliffs of Moher return to pay tribute
American husband and wife make new donation to first aid centre at cliffs where their baby son was born prematurely and passed away in 2006.
# US
Arizona shooting suspect to undergo psychiatric evaluation
Federal judge orders test to evaluate if Jared Lee Loughner is competent to stand trial for charges including attempted assassination of US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords
# Opening Drive
Big names topple as World Matchplay Championship gets underway
Defending champion Ian Poulter, World number three Tiger Woods, and Padraig Harrington all fell to first-round defeats in Arizona yesterday.
# Space
Gabrielle Giffords' husband to head NASA space mission (Video)
Astronaut Mark Kelly will return on Monday to his training for a space mission to the International Space Station.
# Arizona
Jared Lougner pleads not guilty to Arizona shooting charges
22-year-old man charged with attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords back in court today.
# Gabrielle Giffords
Gabrielle Giffords could make 100% recovery, say doctors
The Congresswoman shot in the brain 14 days ago is discharged from hospital – and should retain ALL her mental abilities.
# Arizona
Giffords to be moved to Texas for physiotherapy
The wounded congresswoman will travel south for further treatment, after yesterday standing up for the first time.
# Giffords
Gabrielle Giffords' husband thought his wife had died when he saw TV news
Family of shot Congresswoman heard erroneous early news reports as they rushed to her side on January 8.
# Tuscon
Palin defends claim of "blood libel" in Arizona aftermath
The Republican frontrunner defends her choice of words, adamant she was “falsely accused of being an accessory to murder”.
# Arizona
Arizona shooting victim Gabrielle Giffords' condition improves
US Congresswoman recovering in hospital, as family of the shooting’s youngest victim say her organs have been donated to another child.
# Arizona
Arizona shooting victim arrested after allegedly threatening Tea Party leader
A man who was shot twice during last week’s shooting spree in Arizona has been arrested and forced to undergo a mental evaluation after allegedly threatening a leader of the conservative Tea Party movement.
# Arizona
Arizona shooting victim (9) to be buried
Christina Taylor-Green will be laid to rest, as Barack Obama addresses the nation and Sarah Palin comes under more fire.
# Arizona
Loughner parents: 'We don't understand why this happened'
The parents of the main suspect in the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords say they wish they could change the “heinous events”.
# Media
Fox News president urges left and right to tone down rhetoric (Photos, video)
Palin refutes alleged role of rhetoric in the Arizona shooting as right-aligned news organisation chief points out that the Democrats used a target map a few years ago.
America's Enduring Strength: Sarah Palin's response to the Arizona shooting
Former governor of Alsaka and vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has posted her reaction to Saturday’s attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords on Facebook.
# Sarah Palin
Palin's presidential ambitions damaged by Arizona shooting
A backlash against Sarah Palin due to her “crosshairs map” – that identified congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords using a target sign – has damaged the former governor’s presidential hopes.
# Arizona
Giffords shooting suspect Jared Loughner appears in court
Twenty-two-year-old man accused of attempting to murder congresswoman and three others, and of killing two federal employees makes first court appearance.
# Arizona
Arizona observes silence in memory of shooting victims
Barack and Michelle Obama lead silence as the United States stops to remember the six people killed in Saturday’s shooting.
# Face of Hope
Girl shot dead was one of 9/11 'Faces of Hope'
Christina Taylor Green, 9, killed in Saturday’s multiple shooting outside a supermarket in Arizona, had appeared in a book about children born on September 11, 2001.
# Gabrielle Giffords
How did Gabrielle Giffords survive?
Several factors coincided to improve Gabrielle Giffords’ chances of surviving a bullet through the head, doctors say.
# Arizona
One man charged with attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords
Videos reportedly posted by 22-year-old shooting suspect Jared Loughner focus on ‘mind control’ and ‘conscience dreaming’.
# Gabrielle Gifford
US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot point blank at public meeting
The congresswoman remains in a critical condition after being shot point blank in the head in Arizona; a total of 18 people were injured in the attack and six people have been reported dead – including a nine-year-old girl.
# Meltdown
Arizona governor has total meltdown on TV debate (video)
Ten seconds of uninterrupted TV silence that Jan Brewer will want to forget.
# US Manhunt
Search for 'Bonnie and Clyde' copycats
Stepfather makes unconventional appeal to fugitive couple on the run after US prison break.
# US Immigration
Arizona immigration law under federal fire
Judge blocks parts of controversial law just hours before it comes into effect.