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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at [email protected]. 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

First lady Michelle Obama (left), with daughters Malia (center) and Sasha, reads a book to children during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Monday, April 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

First lady's frustration: Reading at egg roll promoted junk food

First lady Michelle Obama's plans to push healthy food choices on participants in the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll went awry, as children — fueled by the pro-spaghetti book she read them — voiced scant preference for peas. Published April 2, 2013

** FILE ** University students shout slogans outside Greece's parliament during a demonstration against education reforms, in Athens on Thursday, March 28, 2013. About 3,500 people, in two separate rallies, gathered against the reform that will see roughly one in five universities and polytechnic faculties closed or merged. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Eurozone hits record high 12 percent unemployment

The number of people who are jobless in the 17 nations that comprise the eurozone rose by 33,000 in February, and now more than 19 million are out of work, Eurostat statistical agency reported. Published April 2, 2013

**FILE** Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive Feb. 26, 2012, before the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood. (Associated Press)

Angelina Jolie opens girls' school in Afghanistan

Hollywood's Angelina Jolie, who is also an ambassador for the United Nations Agency on Refugees, has opened a girls-only school in Afghanistan, just outside of Kabul. Published April 2, 2013

Mark Barden, right, father of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Daniel Barden, speaks alongside his wife, Jackie, center, and other Newtown parents, at the Capital in Hartford, Conn., Monday, April 1, 2013. Families of the school shooting victims were there to ask lawmakers to include a ban on existing high-capacity magazines in a legislation addressing gun control spurred by the massacre. (AP Photo/New Haven Register, Mara Lavitt)

New Connecticut gun law to ban another 100 weapons

A task force of legislators from both sides of the political aisle has crafted new gun laws for Connecticut that would add more than 100 types of weapons to the state's banned list. Published April 2, 2013