Double-amputee Oscar Pistorious makes history by competing in the 400-meter run.
Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, left, beats American sprinter Carmelita Jeter, second from right, in the final of the women's 100-meter race. Jamaican Veronica Campbell-Brown, right, finished third.Toni L. Sandys/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.