Nixon

A bottle of the propofol, the nation's most popular anesthetic. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Missouri gov. halts 1st US execution by propofol

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday halted what was to have been the first execution in the United States to use the popular anesthetic propofol, following threats from the European Union […]

10/11/2013

Broadcaster Sir David Frost (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file)

David Frost, known for Nixon interview, dies

LONDON (AP) — Veteran British journalist and broadcaster David Frost, who won fame around the world for his TV interviews with former President Richard Nixon, has died, his family told the BBC. He was 74. […]

09/01/2013

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

Former U.S. President Richard Nixon (AP Photo)

Nixon wished for total handgun ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few presidents in modern times have been as interested in gun control as Richard Nixon, of all people. He proposed ridding the market of Saturday night specials, contemplated banning handguns altogether and refused to pander to gun owners.

03/09/2013