Post navigation The northern lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are predicted to be visible in a vast stretch of the country, ranging from 16 US states, on July 13th. The prediction comes from the Space Weather Prediction Center and is said to coincide with an expected solar flare. Viewers in affected states may be able to experience the rare sight of the northern lights without having to travel very far from home. The US government has launched an investigation into Google following claims of anti-competitive practices in the online search and advertising industry. The US Department of Justice is said to be working with Attorney Generals from several US states to probe whether Google’s business practices are harming competition, potentially leading to higher prices for consumers. The inquiry is focusing on Google’s online search engine and its dominant position in the digital advertising market.