Leonid Brezhnev

In this April 29, 1974 photo, President Richard M. Nixon points to the transcripts of the White House tapes after he announced during a nationally-televised speech that he would turn over the transcripts to House impeachment investigators in Washington. (AP Photo/File)

Last Nixon tapes to be released cover key period

The final installment of secretly recorded phone calls and meetings from President Richard Nixon’s White House will be released Wednesday, marking a final chapter in a campaign for public access that continues as memories of […]

08/21/2013

A piece of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany in this 2009 AP Photo.

Part of Berlin Wall removed in pre-dawn operation

BERLIN (AP) — For nearly 30 years, the Berlin Wall was the hated symbol of the division of Europe. On Wednesday, it took hundreds of police to guarantee the safe removal of 15 feet (less than 5 meters) of what’s left of the wall.

03/27/2013