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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

King Abdullah II of Jordan (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Jordan, Israel partner to monitor Syria by drones

Jordan has signed off on a plan for Israel to fly military drones of its airspace to Syria in order to keep abreast of the civil war and whether government forces use chemical weapons. Published April 22, 2013

** FILE ** President Obama arrives to participate in a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 17, 2013, about measures to reduce gun violence. With Obama is former Rep. Gabby Giffords (left) and Mark Barden, the father of Newtown shooting victim Daniel. (Associated Press)

Maureen Dowd to Obama: Learn 'how to govern'

Left-leaning New York Times' columnist Maureen Dowd has jumped ideological camp and ripped into President Obama, calling him out for what she characterizes as leadership failures in the gun control debate. Published April 22, 2013

** FILE ** Agents of the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives check suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for explosives and give him medical attention after his capture in Watertown,

Petition to Obama: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is 'wrongfully accused'

An activist posting on the online petition platform has obtained more than 2,000 signatures on a letter to President Obama to give "wrongfully accused" Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev a fair trial Published April 22, 2013

This citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center AMC which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows members of the free Syrian Army hiding behind scrap metal during an attack against Syrian government forces, in the neighborhood of al-Amerieh in Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, April. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC)

Massacre in Syria: Authorities find 566 bodies

Authorities in Syria discovered on Sunday the bodies of at least 566 civilians and rebel soldiers who were killed during a six-day slaughter, various media reported. Published April 22, 2013

** FILE ** Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, 2nd left, Prince Charles, left, and Prince William, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in central London, Tuesday, June 5, 2012, to conclude the four-day Diamond Jubilee celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Fitch ratings strips Britain of top AAA score

Fitch Ratings agency downgraded Britain's rating on Friday from triple-A to AA+, a recognition of the nation's weak economic future and growing debt. Published April 19, 2013

** FILE ** Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf addresses his party supporters on April 15, 2013, at his house in Islamabad. (Associated Press)

Police take Pakistan's Musharraf into custody

Police arrested former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Friday, a day after a judge revoked his bail and he fled back to his gated compound in a dramatic SUV escape. Published April 19, 2013