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Seal of the U.S. State Dept (Photo Credit: U.S. Dept of State)

Dad Says Diplomat Had Passion For Foreign Affairs

Anne Smedinghoff had a quiet ambition and displayed a love of global affairs from an early age, joining the U.S. Foreign Service straight out of college and volunteering for missions in perilous locations worldwide.


File photo of Secretary of State John Kerry in Istanbul. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Mourns First Diplomat Killed Since Benghazi

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry mourned on Sunday the first death of an American diplomat on the job since last year’s Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. diplomatic installation in Benghazi, Libya.