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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

** FILE ** In this April 5, 2011, file photo Israeli President Shimon Peres speaks to members of the media outside White House in Washington following his meeting with President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Jordan lawmaker expelled for shaking Shimon Peres' hand

A Jordan parliament member was kicked out of his Islamic party after newspaper articles surfaced showing he shook Israel President Shimon Peres' hand during a recent visit for the country's Independence Day celebrations. Published April 23, 2013

Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, will dedicate the George W. Bush Presidential Center, complete with rose garden, in Dallas on Thursday. President Obama will be among the guests.

George W. Bush gains poll favor as presidential library sets to open

Former President George W. Bush is finally finding the love. Recent poll numbers put the previously unpopular president — his second term poll numbers were the lowest for any second term president since World War II, ABC reported — back in the golden graces of the public. And the good news comes at a good time: Mr. Bush is about to open his presidential library for public viewing. Published April 23, 2013

** FILE ** The barrels of AR-15 rifles are pictured at Stag Arms in New Britain, Conn., on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Facebook shuts down site of gun shop giving away AR-15

The Facebook fan page for Pittsburgh Tactical Firearm, the owner of which has been running a giveaway contest for an AR-15, has been inexplicably closed — along with a second page that the owner started as a replacement for the first. Published April 22, 2013