Victims and relatives of those killed in massacres in Newtown, Conn.; Aurora, Colo.; Tucson and elsewhere visited 25 cities by bus over the summer. The tour’s final stop was Thursday in Washington.
Sept. 19, 2013Margaret Long, who was shot 22 years ago in Cincinnati and uses a wheelchair to get around, passes Jennifer Stapleton, who is holding her 6-week-old daughter, Ruby. Stapleton, the victim of a carjacking in which no one was injured, spoke in Washington about the effect of gun violence on her family. Michael S. Williamson/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.