From Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky to Kevin Durant and LaShawn Merritt, Maryland, Virginia and the District will be well-represented at the London Games.
Baltimore native Michael Phelps, 27, won eight gold medals in Beijing and six gold and two bronze medals in Athens. The "Baltimore Bullet" will be competing in seven events in London.Michael Regan/Getty Images
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.