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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 ** Tesco, the United Kingdom's biggest supermarket chain, took out full-page newspaper ads on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, to apologize for an unwanted ingredient in some of its hamburger: horsemeat. The contrite grocer told customers that "we and our supplier have let you down and we apologize." (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

Horsemeat scandal leads to 20 arrests in France

At least 20 people were arrested in France on Monday in a wide-sweeping police operation that found traders were taking raw horsemeat used in animal experiments and selling it to butchers — who would then sell it to humans to eat. Published December 16, 2013

Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was slain north of the Arizona-Mexico border. (Associated Press)

Issa vows tenacious fight for Operation Fast and Furious truths

Rep. Darrell E. Issa is vowing to keep up the heat in the investigation into Operation Fast and Furious, which led to the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry, until accountability is affixed and the family can get closure. Published December 16, 2013

Rodeo clown at heart of Obama mask flap winning ‘Person of the Year’

The rodeo clown who sparked a national discussion about racism and respect for authority when he wore a mask of President Obama at the Missouri State Fair — in line with the fair's 25-year, traditional nod at the White House — is leading the local vote in an annual Sedalia contest for "Person of the Year." Published December 16, 2013

Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, gestures while speaking to Pro-European Union activists during a rally in Independence Square in Kiev on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

McCain admits to gross 'exaggeration' on Obama comparison

Sen. John McCain on Sunday admitted he went a little overboard with his comparison of President Obama's handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro to former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's grasp of Adolf Hitler's hand. Published December 16, 2013

** FILE ** Actor Jay Pharoah impersonates President Obama on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday, March 2, 2013. (Associated Press)

'Saturday Night Live' gets back in game with skits mocking Obama, fake signer

"Saturday Night Live" has finally jumped in the mock-Obama game — a turnaround from years of silence about the president's political gaffes — and kicked off skits poking fun at the leader's behavior during Nelson Mandela's memorial and his reaction to a fake sign-language interpreter. Published December 16, 2013

Outrage in Britain as Muslims push women to back of auditorium

Reports have surfaced in Britain about women attending college events sponsored by Muslim groups being forced to sit separate from men or in the back of the room — and women's rights activists and attendees are outraged. Published December 16, 2013