The nation gathers Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Sept. 11, 2012 Julie Kinzer, 29, of Alexandria visits the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in Arlington County on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Kinzer knew two people who were killed in the attack on the Pentagon.Matt McClain/For 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.