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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

Conservative TV talkers bemoan jet-set Obamas for 'royal presidency'

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly traded jabs with libertarian-leaning likewise host John Stossel on the White House administration's jet-set lifestyle, honing in particular on the president and first lady and their family's penchant for taking vacations at the taxpayers' expense. Published March 28, 2014

Miley Cyrus performs with Madonna for MTV Tuesday Jan. 28, 2014. The 21-year-old pop star and the 55-year-old Queen of Pop grinded and grabbed each other as they performed Cyrus' hit "We Can't Stop" and Madonna's 2000 track "Don't Tell Me"  Tuesday during a taping in Hollywood. The "MTV Unplugged" special that closes with the duet is set to air Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sandy M. Cohen)

Skidmore College touts new course — on Miley Cyrus and bisexuality

Come to Skidmore. Study Miley Cyrus. The Saratoga Springs, N.Y., college is offering a new course aimed at bolstering summer class attendance: "The Sociology of Miley Cyrus: Race, Class, Gender and Media," complete with studies of her shocking shaking at the music awards and discussion of female bisexuality. Published March 28, 2014

A man fires a handgun at Sandy Springs Gun Club and Range in Sandy Springs, Ga., on Jan. 4, 2013. (Associated Press)

Anti-gun radio host wishes on NRA: 'I will shoot you'

An angry liberal radio host with an anti-gun bent went on a rant during a recent broadcast about new Georgia legislation to expand the concealed carry laws, ultimately sending out a wish that he could shoot an NRA board member. Published March 28, 2014

** FILE ** This Feb. 24, 2014, file photo shows Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg during a conference in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

Facebook hires drone-making team to spread Internet around world

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has just paid about $20 million to hire a team of drone makers in a small community in England, with hopes of developing a system that connects the world to the Internet via a complex network of drones, satellite and lasers. Published March 28, 2014

** FILE ** In this Thursday, March 6, 2014, file photo, Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Donald Trump slams Obama for 'dumbest statements' ever

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump had some harsh words for President Obama this week, calling the White House leader's remarks about a nuclear disaster in downtown New York City one of the dumbest ever. Published March 27, 2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, center, speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, following a meeting between President Barack Obama and members of the National Governors Association (NGA). From left are, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, NGA Chair, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, Malloy, and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Connecticut makes history passing $10.10 minimum wage

Connecticut has become the first state in the nation to pass a bill that hikes the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour — the same level touted by President Obama as his wish for federal law. Published March 27, 2014