Wayne and Joan Peppers built a “green” home that boasts a warm and relaxed vibe.
Wayne and Joan Peppers had a "green home" built along the shores of Smith Mountain Lake. It features geo-thermal heating and cooling and renewable and recycled materials throughout. The house also has a boat dock.Katherine Frey/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.