Giffords honored as military spouse; Loughner ruling allows document release to government

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A special honor for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.  She's been named Honorary Military Spouse of the Year.

Military Spouse magazine is a national publication that present the award.  It will rename it the Gabrielle Giffords award for courage and bravery.

Giffords' husband Mark Kelly is a Navy captain and NASA astronaut.

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A new ruling in the case of Jared Loughner, the man charged with shooting Giffords and killing 6 people on January 8.

The judge denied the request from Loughner's lawyers to prevent the Bureau of Prisons from releasing information and documents to the government.

He notes the defense can object when such content is presented later.