For D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, softball has remained for more than two decades an excursion from the pressures of work.
Aug. 15, 2012Mayor Vincent C. Gray, center, talks with his teammates during a game at the Randall Recreation Center near the Southwest Freeway. Gray has been playing slow-pitch softball for the D.C. Dragons for more than two decades. Ricky Carioti/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.