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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

Taco stand cook saves boy, 4, from would-be kidnapper

A quick-thinking, fast-acting taco cook working a local restaurant in California is being hailed as a hero for chasing down a would-be kidnapper and rescuing a 4-year-old boy from his grasp. Published February 28, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks to media during a meeting with representatives of student groups, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington, as part of the Campus Sexual Assault Task Force. At right is Jessica Bennett from University of Maryland in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Joe Biden reveals Obama freeze-out over gay gaffe

Vice President Joseph R. Biden admitted that President Obama and other White House staffers practically froze him out of all internal discussions and wiped their hands clean of him after he made a political gaffe about gay marriage. Published February 28, 2014

TSA agents man the checkpoint for pre-cleared passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kent D. Johnson) ** FILE **

TSA agent puzzled by D.C. ID: 'Do you have a U.S.' ID?

A Transportation Security Administration worker threw a traveler for a loop after scrutinizing her valid driver's license from Washington, D.C., and then asking her: Do you have something from the United States? Published February 28, 2014

Unidentified armed man patrols a square in front of the airport in Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings patroled the airport in the capital of Ukraine's strategic Crimea region on Friday as tensions in the country's Russian-speaking southeast escalated. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

Russian gunmen take up spots at main Crimea airport

Russians armed with guns and wearing military uniforms stormed into Crimea's main airport and took up positions on Friday, at the same time reports surfaced that Russia's naval forces took control of a second airport in Sevastopol. Published February 28, 2014

Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots (Associated Press)

Happy birthday, tea party: Movement turns 5 years old

Five years ago today, tea party protesters rose up and took to the streets in more than 30 cities around the nation — and in remembrance, the grassroots is kicking off a big birthday bash in downtown Washington, D.C. Published February 27, 2014

**FILE** Steve Forbes, chairman and CEO and editor in chief of Forbes, talks to reporters after addressing the Ad Week Washington conference in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 17, 2008. (The Washington Times)

Chinese company poised to buy Forbes magazine for $250M

Fosun International Limited, a Chinese conglomerate headquartered in Shanghai, is poised to announce the $250 million purchase of Forbes media, including the company's signature magazine, a source told the New York Post. Published February 27, 2014

In this provided by Kitty Purry Inc, Katy Perry performs at her iHeartRadio "Prism" album release party at the new iHeartRadio Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for Kitty Purry Inc./AP Images)

Liberal Bob Beckel rails at Muslims upset at Katy Perry: You're 'cowards'

Bob Beckel, the liberal fifth to Fox News' "The Five" political panel, used his airtime this week to decry Muslims who want to rage in offense against musician Katy Perry for a perceived slight in her new video — yet say nothing about the Islamic militants who are slaughtering school kids in Nigeria. Published February 27, 2014

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel warms up before running the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Johnny Manziel is an 'arrogant little [expletive],' ex-Oklahoma coach says

Johnny Manziel, a.k.a. "Johnny Football" for his star-showing with Texas A&M and his similarly star status as he winds toward the NFL draft, has nonetheless one detractor: Former Oklahoma head coach Barry Switzer said he's an "arrogant little [expletive]" who embarrasses his team. Published February 27, 2014