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  During the first three years of the war, Farid Maqsudi was involved in 17 major business ventures. Yet, looking back, he and other Afghan-Americans who returned to their native land see a decade of mistakes, missed opportunities and miscalculations.

Hope waning among Afghan-Americans

Updated: 10/7/2011 01:37 AM

  Covered bridges are survivors. But in the midst of a historic deluge this summer, Vermonters feared the old wooden spans might not make it.

Vermont's love for old bridges rekindled by storm

Updated: 10/7/2011 12:13 AM

  The United States led the war in Afghanistan, but the stakes and the losses are high for all. At least 1,700 American soldiers have died over the past decade. The Afghan National Army has suffered more than 1,500 deaths. And more than 10,000...

Afghan War: Faces and stories over the past 10 years

Updated: 10/7/2011 12:11 AM

  Kazakhstan's upper house of parliament approved a bill that backers say will help combat religious extremism, but that critics call a blow to freedom of belief in the ex-Soviet nation. The bill approved by the Senate will require existing religious...

Kazakhstan approves restrictive religion law

Updated: 10/7/2011 12:12 AM

  For Afghans, it has been a decade of one step forward and two steps back. Afghanistan is failing in two major areas in particular: Security and good government. Violence has gone up this year with increasingly brazen attacks, and has spread to the...

Afghan War: Life grim for Afghans after 10 years

Updated: 10/7/2011 12:07 AM

  When she looks back, Kathy Gannon says, the warning signs of chaos and betrayal to come were there right from the start. The U.S. had been promised by its allies, known as the Northern Alliance, that their heavily armed ethnic militias would not...

Afghan War: A first-person analysis

Updated: 10/7/2011 12:04 AM

  Ten years after America began its war in Afghanistan, the decade can be measured by different yardsticks: Dollars. Deployments. Deaths. Or maybe this striking fact: Some soldiers have childhood memories of when the fighting began.

Afghan War: 10 years of lives altered

Updated: 10/7/2011 01:08 AM

  Images of the career of Richard Duchossois, Chairman of The Duchossois Group of companies, as well as Chairman at Arlington Park horse racing track in Arlington Heights.

Images: Richard Duchossois

Updated: 10/5/2011 10:15 PM

  Terrified by Alabama's strict new immigration crackdown, parents living in the state illegally say they are doing something that was unthinkable just days ago — asking friends, relatives, co-workers and acquaintances to take their children if...

Immigrants fearing deportation make plans for kids

Updated: 10/9/2011 05:37 PM

  It had been six weeks since Glenbard West (7-0, 4-0 West Suburban Silver Conference) played a close game. The Hilltoppers were itching for a challenge, and they got one in Friday's trip to Addison Trail (6-1) in a showdown between unbeaten teams.

Perfect finish for Glenbard West?

Updated: 10/9/2011 12:29 AM

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