Trees

Kellie Pickler performs during the 86th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 28, 2018 - 9:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A massive Norway spruce has been lit up in a holiday tradition that ushers in Christmastime in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch Wednesday night to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree following a televised extravaganza that featured performances by Diana...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018 file photo, workers raise the 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, a 72-foot tall, 12-ton Norway Spruce from Wallkill, N.Y. in New York. A ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28 to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. The tree will burst alive with 5 miles (8 kilometers) of LED multicolored lights and a 900-pound Swarovski crystal star during the televised extravaganza. (Diane Bondareff/AP Images for Tishman Speyer, File)
November 28, 2018 - 7:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A massive Norway spruce is ready for stardom in a New York City holiday tradition. A ceremony is being held Wednesday night to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree . The tree will burst alive with 5 miles (8 kilometers) of LED multicolored lights and a 900-pound Swarovski...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 28, 2018 - 7:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the nation's capital. President Donald Trump led a countdown for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree on Wednesday, and first lady Melania Trump hit the switch to illuminate the decked-out spruce in President's Park, just south...
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November 28, 2018 - 11:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A massive Norway spruce is ready for stardom in a New York City holiday tradition. A ceremony will be held on Wednesday evening to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree . The tree will burst alive with 5 miles (8 kilometers) of LED multicolored lights and a 900-pound Swarovski...
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November 28, 2018 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A massive Norway spruce is ready for stardom in a New York City holiday tradition. A ceremony will be held on Wednesday evening to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree . The tree will burst alive with 5 miles (8 kilometers) of LED multicolored lights and a 900-pound Swarovski...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 photo, Dan Iddings, owner of Classic Lines, a bookstore about a half-mile from Tree of Life Synagogue, works in his shop in Pittsburgh. Iddings plans to celebrate Thanksgiving with about 20 family and friends. "Thanksgiving coming so closely on the heels of the shooting , people feel the need to be around family more." (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
November 21, 2018 - 2:23 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Feldstein knew seven of the 11 people killed in the synagogue. For Augie Siriano, they all were friends. Rabbi Jeffrey Myers was leading Shabbat services when the gunshots rang out. Barely three weeks after the Tree of Life massacre — believed to be the deadliest attack on...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump receive the White House Christmas Tree, at the North Portico of the White House, in Washington, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. The North Carolina-grown 19 1/2-foot-tall Fraser Fir will be displayed in the Blue Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 19, 2018 - 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As strains of "O Christmas Tree" wafted through the cool air, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Monday accepted the official White House Christmas tree that will go on display in the Blue Room and anchor the holiday season at the executive mansion. The 19½-...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump receive the White House Christmas Tree, at the North Portico of the White House, in Washington, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. The North Carolina-grown 19 1/2-foot-tall Fraser Fir will be displayed in the Blue Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 19, 2018 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As strains of "O Christmas Tree" wafted through the cool air, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Monday accepted the official White House Christmas tree that will go on display in the Blue Room and anchor the holiday season at the executive mansion. The 19½-...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump receive the White House Christmas Tree, at the North Portico of the White House, in Washington, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. The North Carolina-grown 19 1/2-foot-tall Fraser Fir will be displayed in the Blue Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 19, 2018 - 1:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have received the official White House Christmas tree. The 19½-foot (6-meter) tall Fraser fir was grown on a farm owned by Larry Smith of Newland, North Carolina. Strains of "O Christmas Tree" played Monday as horses pulled a...
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Flames climb trees as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
November 13, 2018 - 12:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Both nature and humans share blame for California's devastating wildfires, but forest management did not play a major role, despite President Donald Trump's claims, fire scientists say. Nature provides the dangerous winds that have whipped the fires, and human-caused climate...
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