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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

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are interviewed at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards Official After Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP)

Kanye West storms Grammys — again: Beyonce, not Beck, should've won

Rapping artist Kanye West stormed the Grammy award stage at the Staples Center just as Beck was accepting the album of the year honor — an apparent near-reprisal of his 2009 stage-storm of Taylor Swift, who won in the best female video category over Beyonce. Published February 9, 2015

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is presented with a basketball as a token of appreciation by the University of Maine during a lecture in Orono, Maine, on Oct. 23, 2009. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Eric Holder asked by MSNBC host: 'Would you quack for us?'

Attorney General Eric Holder was asked during a nationally televised interview on MSNBC to "quack" like a duck, in recognition of the nickname some of his supporters had dubbed onto him — "The Duck." Published February 9, 2015

Men watch a TV news program showing the file footage of the missile launch conducted by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. North Korea test-fired five short-range missiles into the sea on Sunday in its second such weapons test this year, a South Korean defense official said, amid dimming prospects for the resumption of high-level talks between the rival countries. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

North Korea flaunts new, 'cutting-edge' anti-ship missile

North Korea has tested what it is purporting to be a new and "cutting-edge" anti-ship missile, and South Korean Defense ministry confirmed that five short-range missiles were fired into the East Sea over thee weekend. Published February 9, 2015

Victims of the Fort Hood shooting will soon be eligible to receive the Purple Heart, with Congress pushing ahead with a policy change that would officially recognize domestic terrorism as an issue, rather than the "workplace violence" designation the Obama administration had used. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Fort Hood victims to finally get Purple Heart

The U.S. Army announced Friday that it will award the Purple Heart to the victims of the 2009 Fort Hood killings after years of pressure to designate the shooting as a terrorist attack. Published February 6, 2015

Journalist Tom Brokaw, is introduced before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.  President Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Tom Brokaw 'wants [Brian] Williams' head on a platter': report

Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw said Brian Williams, the man who took over his television seat, ought to be fired for lying and furthering the false narrative -- for years -- that the helicopter he rode over Iraq in 2003 was shot down, an insider told a New York newspaper. Published February 6, 2015