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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She's also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

The London headquarters of the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline PLC are pictured in 2006. (Associated Press)

U.S. forges $200 million antibiotic deal with GlaxoSmithKline

The federal government has signed a $200 million deal with GlaxoSmithKline to develop powerful antibiotics that can combat bioterrorism and overcome resistance issues that have made some prescriptions worthless in recent years. Published May 22, 2013

** FILE ** Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad flashes the victory sign as he attends the 12th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Cairo on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Iran moves forward with nuclear development

Iran is moving forward with a contested uranium-enrichment program, a slap in the face to the West which has charged the nation with unlawful pursuit of nuclear weaponry. Published May 22, 2013

** FILE ** Israeli tanks in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights overlook the Syrian village of Bariqa on Nov. 12, 2012. The Israeli military says "Syrian mobile artillery" was hit after the Israelis responded to stray mortar fire from its northern neighbor. The incident marked the second straight day that Israel has responded to fire from Syria that does not appear to be aimed at Israeli targets; nonetheless, Israel has promised a tough response if the fire continues. (Associated Press)

Israel warns Syria: More strikes loom

Israeli's military warned on Tuesday that more strikes on Syria could be coming if the nation doesn't stand down its missile attacks. Published May 21, 2013

** FILE ** The new Willis Avenue Bridge passes under the Brooklyn Bridge as it is brought up the East River on a barge in New York on Monday. The bridge is replacing the existing 109-year-old span that connects Upper Manhattan and the South Bronx. (Associated Press)

Beleaguered bus company drops tours to see Bronx 'ghetto'

The company Real Bronx Tours has dropped its billed trips to see a real, live New York City "ghetto," after local politicians railed and termed the tourist draw — which grabbed at the European and Australian market — a despicable example of capitalism run amok. Published May 21, 2013