The secretary of state is trying to make peace, meeting for hours with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
Jan. 4, 2014Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, meets with Secretary of State John F. Kerry in Jerusalem. This was Kerry's 10th round of shuttle diplomacy to the region.Amos Ben Gershom/Israeli Government Press Office via 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.