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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

Conan O'Brien poses for a photo in the press room at the MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, in this April 13, 2014, file photo. O'Brien is spending his Presidents Day weekend in Cuba taping segments for an episode of his TBS talk show to air next month, the network said Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Conan O'Brien makes history with filmed segment from Cuba

Late-night talk-show host Conan O'Brien just returned from Cuba where he filmed a segment for his March 4 show from Havana — the first time an American show has been allowed to visit the country since 1959. Published February 16, 2015

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore talks to the crowd after being sworn into office, at the Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala., in this Jan. 11, 2013, file photo. (AP Photo/, Julie Bennett, File)

Roy Moore: Judge's rulings are not law — they only apply to that case

Roy Moore, the now-embattled Alabama chief justice who's facing national fire over his order to probate judges to not issue same-sex marriage licenses, said during a televised interview that his call-to-arms is constitutional — that judge's orders are not law. Published February 16, 2015

PETA's proposed billboard: 'Feeding Kids Meat Is Child Abuse'

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has jumped into a Puerto Rico legislative battle that's brewing — in which parents of obese children could be fined between $500 and $800 if their kids don't lose weight — and kicked off a campaign to push the benefits of a vegan diet. Published February 13, 2015

In this Feb. 12, 2015, photo provided by Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), center right, receives Prince Charles at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (AP Photo/Ryan Carter, Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi)

UAE to West allies: We need more weapons for Islamic State fight

Lt. Col Hassan Ali Alanazi of the UAE Air Force said that his country is ready to ratchet up military operations against rebels and terrorists in Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan and Syria, but wants more weapons from allied nations — including the United States. Published February 13, 2015

Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court has told probate judges they should continue to uphold Alabama's man-woman marriage law. He has since been likened in media reports to segregationist Gov. George Wallace. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Chris Cuomo, CNN host, to Roy Moore: 'Our rights do not come from God'

CNN host Chris Cuomo engaged in a somewhat fiery debate with Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore over gay marriage, ultimately telling the top legal mind that God has little to do with making laws for humans and that rights come from a "compromise" of the collective. Published February 12, 2015