Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra and handpicked by him as a candidate, won Sunday’s vote for prime minister, defeating incumbent Abhisit Vejjajiva.
July 3, 2011Yingluck Shinawatra, opposition Pheu Thai party candidate and sister of ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, waves as supporters celebrate her victory at party headquarters in Bangkok. She defeated incumbent Abhisit Vejjajiva.Paula Bronstein/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE VIA 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.