The coalition that has come together in Maryland to back wind power includes more than Sierra Club types. Churches, labor unions and groups of doctors and nurses have joined the push to bring wind farms to the waters off the state’s coast.
Environmentalists, labor unions and religious groups join forces for an offshore wind rally in Annapolis last year. The groups say they are planning an even bigger rally this spring when Maryland lawmakers are ready to vote on a plan to subsidize offshore wind power.Aaron C. Davis/The Washington Post
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.