Economists question Bush's prescription for lower gas prices

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The link between ending a 40-year oil export ban and lower prices at the gas pump is not as direct as Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush would have voters believe in his new energy proposal, industry economists said Tuesday.

  • Written by THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press

China micromanages Tibet, floods it with money to woo locals

LHASA, China (AP) — Ji Yunpeng misses hotpot dinners with his wife and daughter back in Beijing and fights insomnia caused by the high altitude in the Tibetan capital by playing computer games, and, occasionally, studying Tibetan Buddhism.

  • Written by ARITZ PARRA, Associated Press

Big utilities enter market for small rooftop solar


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Traditional power companies are getting into small-scale solar energy and competing for space on your rooftop.

  • Written by RAY HENRY, Associated Press SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press

Egypt says King Tut's tomb may have hidden chambers

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — King Tut's tomb may contain hidden chambers, Egypt's antiquities minister said Tuesday, lending support to a new theory that a queen may be buried in the walls of the 3,300 year-old pharaonic mausoleum.

  • Written by MARAM MAZEN, Associated Press