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  • Turkey strays from its democratic traditions

    Turkey strays from its democratic traditions
    As the Arab Spring unfolded in Egypt and other countries in the Middle East, Turkey was held out as a model for how Islam and democracy could co-exist. This week's massive civil unrest in Turkey, erupting over the destruction of the Gezi Park in Istanbul's center, raises the broader question of whether that model is viable.
  • Rudy's Mediterranean Grill & Diner

    Rudy's Mediterranean Grill & Diner
    There’s a new eatery in Columbia that offers Turkish and Italian dishes as well as American flair and a menu for kids. Rustem “Rudy” Keskin is the brains behind Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill & Diner, which opened in the Gateway Plaza...

    Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches

    Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings in the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83. The son of Greek...

    Olympian Brittney Reese will be 'providing motivation' at 4A track championships

    Olympian Brittney Reese will be 'providing motivation' at 4A track championships
    Brittney Reese will have to wait a few months to try and capture an Olympic gold, but she'll get to hand out a few medals in the mean time. The four-time and current long jump world champion will be on hand at the Maryland Class 4A track and field...

    New American citizens take their oath

    New American citizens take their oath
    The white-haired Bosnian grabbed his certificate of citizenship with two hands, held it over his head and smiled broadly. A South Korean woman bowed. A long-haired woman from Ecuador posed like a beauty queen. They were some of the 40 immigrants (from 31...