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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

Jennifer Fontaine kisses her baby daughter, Morgan, at her parents' home in Methuen, Mass. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. After Fontaine's standard prenatal screening suggested her fetus might have Edwards syndrome, a doctor suggested a fetal DNA test, which suggested her fetus was fine. A simple test that looks for fetal DNA in a pregnant woman's blood is far more accurate at detecting or ruling out Down syndrome and other common chromosome disorders than other screening methods used now, a major study finds. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Alaska to offer pregnancy tests in bathroom bars, restaurants

Alaska — which has the nation's highest rate of fetal alcohol syndrome — is rolling out a new campaign to counter the newborn defect by putting pregnancy tests in select bar and restaurant bathrooms, beginning this December. Published June 17, 2014

Acuity insurance company employees who are military veterans work to raise the American flag up the 400-foot flagpole during the dedication Monday June 16, 2014, in Sheboygan, Wis. The Sheboygan-based insurance company says it is the tallest flagpole in the country beating out the previous record holder, in Laredo, Texas, by nearly 100 feet. (AP Photo/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel,  Mike De Sisti )

DNC tweets 'Happy Flag Day' photo — with wrong flag

The Democratic National Committee sent a breezy Twitter message to followers, wishing them well on the recent Flag Day, but the flag pictured in the accompanying photograph was the wrong one. Published June 17, 2014

**FILE** Oscar-winning American actor Richard Dreyfuss and his wife, Svetlana, arrive for the world premiere of the musical "Rudolf" at the Budapest Operetta Theater in Budapest on May 26, 2006. (Associated Press)

Richard Dreyfuss' wife busted for DUI, hit-and-run

Actor Richard Dreyfuss' wife, Svetlana, was reportedly arrested and charged for driving under the influence after she smashed her car into a wooden fence, cut through a high-pressure water line and fled the scene, law enforcement sources told TMZ. Published June 16, 2014

** FILE ** In this file image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, sits in a vehicle guarded by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Voice Of Jihad Website via AP video, File)

Taliban 5 freed from Gitmo living in luxury with personal masseuse: report

The five Taliban members who were freed by President Obama from their Guantanamo Bay confines and swapped for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are now living the life of luxury in Doha, relaxing in a mansion and under the care of a private masseuse, one Daily Beast journalist discovered. Published June 16, 2014