Lifestyle

The 15 cities investing the most in solar energy

The U.S. solar industry has grown significantly in the last decade as solar power has become more affordable, efficient, and accessible. Not surprisingly, solar energy use and investment varies considerably across cities.

Botanical Gardens--The Hidden Gems of Pet-Friendly Activities

Spending time in nature is one of the best activities you can do with your pet, as it’s something you’ll both truly enjoy. Scenic, sincerely, and artfully cultivated, botanical gardens are one of the most underappreciated ways to explore the natural world with your pet. Many botanical gardens across the country are waiting to welcome you and your pooch. Here are 11 of the most beautiful, pet-friendliest gardens in the United States.

A year ago today, in pictures: UAW votes to strike GM and more moments you may remember

Also on this day in 2019 police fired a water cannon and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown in defiance of a police ban. See more top news photos as selected by the Associated Press.