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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 ** Palestinian farmer Elayan Shami places eggplants in a maze to direct the water downhill from one terrace to another in his field in the West Bank village of Battir. Residents of Battir, one of the last West Bank farming villages using an irrigation system from Roman times, say their way of life is endangered as Israel prepares its West Bank separation barrier. (Associated Press)

Israeli ex-spy chief warns China's taking over food production

Efraim Halevy, the former head of Mossad — Israel's Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations — warned that China's recent buy-out of a large food production company in Israel could mean big security threats for the Jewish nation. Published May 22, 2014

** FILE ** Justice Elena Kagan. (Associated Press)

Supreme Court corrects Justice Kagan's history error in prayer case

One of the nation's highest judges, Justice Elena Kagan, was given the red pen treatment after researchers and court authorities found her dissenting opinion on the recently decided public meeting prayer case contained a historical inaccuracy. Published May 20, 2014

**FILE** Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (Associated Press/Naples Daily News, Scott McIntyre)

Sarah Palin mocks media protection of Hillary Clinton's health

Sarah Palin sent out a series of scathing and sarcastic lines on her Facebook page in response to the mainstream media's condemnation of Karl Rove for daring to discuss former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's health. Published May 20, 2014