PHOENIX - Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. Investigators are scouring electronic communications to confirm a connection. Full Article
WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit surged to its highest level in nearly 6-1/2 years in March as imports rebounded strongly after being held down by a labor dispute at key West Coast ports, suggesting the economy contracted in the first quarter.
WASHINGTON - Republican Mike Huckabee, a former Baptist pastor and unabashed culture warrior, enters the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination facing competition for the support of social conservatives who backed him in 2008. Full Article