Latest Richard Nixon News

Maryland businessman retires after 50 years with McDonald’s

Jan. 16, 2022 09:06 AM EST

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Back in January 1972, President Richard Nixon announced his bid for re-election. The Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl. The first Iowa Caucus was conducted. And 15-year-old Stan Neal of Hagerstown began a career with the best-known fast-food company in the...

Biden backers 'not seeing the results' a year into his term

Jan. 15, 2022 13:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Just over a year ago, millions of energized young people, women, voters of color and independents joined forces to send Joe Biden to the White House. But 12 months into his presidency, many describe a coalition in crisis. Leading voices across Biden's diverse...

Second gentleman Emhoff acts as public link to White House

Jan. 15, 2022 08:39 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As America’s first second gentleman, Doug Emhoff has attended a U.S. naturalization ceremony in New York, dished up spaghetti and chocolate milk to kids at a YMCA near New Orleans and reminisced with second graders in Detroit about an early job at McDonald's. ...

Today in History

Jan. 15, 2022 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2022. There are 350 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 15, 2009, US Airways Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger ditched his Airbus 320 in the Hudson River...

Ready to rumble: Mixed relay debuts in short track skating

Jan. 14, 2022 14:14 PM EST

Short track speedskating is already thrilling with its high-speed crashes and elbows flying. Now, there’s a new event adding to the chaos with its Olympic debut in Beijing. The 2,000-meter mixed team relay features a maximum of 12 teams with four skaters each — two men and two...

1972 ushered in post-termination era of change for US tribes

Jan. 05, 2022 11:25 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Fifty years ago, Standing Rock Sioux writer and activist Vine Deloria Jr. offered this prescription of sorts. “In the long run, I think we are on our way back at the same time the rest of American society is going down,” he said in a 1972 interview. “Almost any...

Today in History

Jan. 05, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2022. There are 360 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 5, 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed assistance to countries to help them resist Communist...

Today in History

Jan. 04, 2022 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2022. There are 361 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 4, 2007, Nancy Pelosi was elected the first female speaker of the House as Democrats took control of...

Trump, Ivanka, Don Jr. subpoenaed in New York AG's probe

Jan. 03, 2022 19:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general’s office confirmed Monday that it has subpoenaed former President Donald Trump and his two eldest children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr., demanding their testimony in an investigation into the family’s business practices. Attorney...

Jan. 6 committee prepares to go public as findings mount

Jan. 02, 2022 14:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — They’ve interviewed more than 300 witnesses, collected tens of thousands of documents and traveled around the country to talk to election officials who were pressured by Donald Trump. Now, after six months of intense work, the House committee investigating the...