The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony has been an American tradition for nearly 100 years. Here’s how to watch the 2016 celebration live online.
In the wake of Pearl Harbor and the onset of World War II, President Roosevelt turned an unlit tree into a symbol of unity—and a reminder of hardship and sacrifice—for all Americans.
He made up stories to smear the opposition and barely backpedaled when called out—Charlie Michelson perfected the nasty art of political mud-slinging.
The transgender ex-Olympian appeared at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and said, in spite of it all, she’s a Republican and she thinks the party can change. OK then.
Considering the Hoovers only ate by themselves three times during the first three years of his presidency (each year on their anniversary), they certainly knew how to feed a guest.
Silent Cal, as Coolidge was known, didn't always make for pleasant dinner company, but his wife's fascination with Chinese food nearly makes up for it.
About a week after JFK was assassinated, Jacqueline Kennedy wrote to Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev ‘on one of the last nights I will spend in the White House.’