Islamic State hostage is from Arizona

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A hostage at the center of a conflict involving Islamic State militants is an aid worker who grew up in Arizona and w…

Dayton defends raises for cabinet members

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says there should be no controversy over tens of thousands of dollars in raises for members of his c…

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Benghazi panel to query top officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — A special House committee looking into the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attacks in 2012 will interview a host of current and fo…