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January 31st, 2013
03:54 PM ET

What gun hearing was like for Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords' husband Mark Kelly tells Wolf Blitzer how his wife prepared for the Senate hearing on guns.

RELATED STORY: Wounded Giffords urges senators to act now against gun violence


Filed under: Gabrielle Giffords • Guns • Interviews
January 31st, 2013
03:50 PM ET

Giffords star of Hill guns hearing

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords takes center stage at heated Hill gun control hearing. Dana Bash reports.

RELATED STORY: Mark Kelly to CNN: He and Giffords used NRA practice range


Filed under: Gabrielle Giffords • Guns
January 31st, 2013
02:33 PM ET

Tumbleweed stampede blows across truck

It's not every day a truck drives through a tumbleweed storm. Lisa Sylvester reports on this movie-like scene in Texas.


Filed under: Lisa Sylvester • must-see video • Texas • Transportation
January 31st, 2013
02:32 PM ET

Drugs discovered in duct tape diapers

CNN's Jeanne Moos reports things don't always go better with coke in your diapers.

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January 31st, 2013
02:26 PM ET

Inauguration performer killed in Chicago

A 15-year-old girl is killed in Chicago after returning from a performance at the inauguration. Ted Rowlands reports.

RELATED STORY: Family of slain Chicago teen welcomes gun control debate


Filed under: Chicago • Guns • Ted Rowlands