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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 MS Carnival Triumph departs from New York on her maiden voyage in 1999. (AP Photo/Carnival Lines, Andy Newman)** FILE **

Couple on Carnival cruise disappear into ocean

Two Carnival Spirit cruise passengers disappeared off the coast of Australia, and rescue workers were combing the water for sign of their bodies, dead or alive, on Thursday. Published May 9, 2013

Voice of Charlie Brown sentenced for threatening ex-girlfriend

What a blockhead. The man behind the voice of Charlie Brown in the special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," was sentenced Wednesday in a San Diego courtroom on charges of stalking and threatening his ex-girlfriend and her plastic surgeon. Published May 9, 2013

** FILE ** Jordanian Prime Minister Abduallah Ensour (Associated Press)

Jordanian parliament votes to boot Israeli envoy

The Jordanian Parliament voted unanimously on Wednesday to petition the government to boot Israel's envoy from Amman and simultaneously pull Jordan's ambassador from Tel Aviv. Published May 8, 2013

** FILE ** A tractor works on a cotton field near a border fence that passes through the property in Brownsville, Texas, 2008. (Associated Press)

New E.U. rule would limit what seeds farmers could grow

A new law proposed by the European Commission is being criticized as a massive government overreach that will ultimately damage the farming industry, and lead to the outlaw of certain types of seeds. Published May 8, 2013