The 64-year-old U.S. swimmer covers roughly 110 miles over 50 hours in the open water, becoming the first to do it without a shark cage.
Aug. 30, 2013 U.S. swimmer Diana Nyad, 64, center, speaks to her team at the International Nautical Club Hemingwa in Havana, where she gave details about her fifth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protection cage against sharks. Ernesto Mastrascusa/European Pressphoto Agency
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.