The rise of cheap and plentiful shale natural gas is hastening the fall of older, coal-fired power plants.
Oct. 4, 2012 The Salem Harbor Power Station in Salem, Mass., a 65-acre coal- and oil-fired power plant built in 1951, will soon be demolished to make room for a natural gas-fired plant. 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.