An American flag flies at half-staff in remembrance of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright above the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2022. Albright, a child refugee from Nazi- and then Soviet-dominated Eastern Europe who rose to become the first female secretary of state, died at age 84 on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)
Illinois is honoring Madeleine Albright. All U.S. and state flags are being flown at half-staff at all buildings in Illinois to recognize the former U.S. Secretary of State. Albright was the first female Secretary of State under President Clinton. She died this week at 84-years-old. Flags will be flown at half-staff through Sunday.