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  • Delfin Santos Jr. dies at 24; Army specialist

    Delfin Santos Jr. was in Army basic training when his father died.
  • Slain U.S. diplomat Anne Smedinghoff is honored at embassy in Kabul

    KABUL, Afghanistan — One year after a 25-year-old diplomat from the Chicago area was killed in a car bombing in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul remembered Anne Smedinghoff on Monday by reading poetry and releasing balloons in a...

    'Fearless' Chicago woman dies in Afghanistan attack

    'Fearless' Chicago woman dies in Afghanistan attack
    She knew the risks, but Lexie Kamerman’s family and friends said the Chicago native would not be deterred from her goal: Helping young women in Afghanistan improve their lives through education. "That's the wonderful thing about her. She had a...

    Memorial at Fenwick for diplomat slain in Afghanistan

    Memorial at Fenwick for diplomat slain in Afghanistan
    A former teacher of Anne Smedinghoff broke down in tears today as she described the Fenwick High School graduate returning to her classroom for a visit last year wearing high heels and a perfectly tailored U.S. diplomat’s uniform. "That young woman...

    Report: Poor planning led to River Forest diplomat's death in Afghanistan

    Report: Poor planning led to River Forest diplomat's death in Afghanistan
    A U.S. mission to deliver books to a school in Afghanistan that ended in the death of a young foreign service officer from River Forest was plagued by poor planning that “failed at all levels,” according to a scathing Army report obtained by...