Hundreds gathered at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Wednesday for a ceremony in remembrance of the day King was assassinated 44 years ago.
April 4, 2012Members of the People's Community Baptist Church Men's Choir of Silver Spring stand tall during a candlelight vigil ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The ceremony marked the 44th anniversary of King's assassination in Memphis. 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.