From the Olympics to the election, from the violence in Syria to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, these are the images that moved us.
April 17, 2012The space shuttle Discovery flies over the Washington Monument on the back of a 747. The shuttle was on its way to the Smithsonian’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Northern Virginia, where it went on display.Jonathan Newton/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.