SAN FRANCISCO - Half a dozen food chains have held sizzling stock market debuts in the past year and now Wall Street investors seem willing to pay just about anything for a better burger. 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
The mother of Nadir Soofi, one of the gunmen shot dead after opening fire at a Mohammad cartoon exhibit in Texas, says she's thankful her son did not kill anyone. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).