The annual presidential holiday tradition started in 1923 after President Calvin Coolidge lit the light on Christmas eve.
The hiker suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was recuperating, the police said.
President Joe Biden stopped by the site and spoke about the importance of infrastructure funding.
President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden added a tabby cat to their family. SUBSCRIBE to ABC News on YouTube: Latest updates: Watch FULL EPISODES on Hulu:
A "Hero's Salute" was held in Yonkers, New York, in honor of NYPD Officer Jason Rivera, who was shot and killed last week while responding to a domestic violence call.
Plus, COVID cases down nearly 25% in the U.S. and thousands gather for a fallen NYPD officer’s funeral amid streak of shootings targeting police officers across the country. #russia #ukraine #covid #nypd #funeral