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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

A baby cries while receiving a vaccination injection against measles at a clinic in Beijing, China, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. China wants to vaccinate nearly 100 million children in a 10-day nationwide campaign starting Saturday to bring it a step closer to eradicating measles. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

Measles cases confirmed in Boston-area suburb

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed two cases of measles in a suburb just west of Boston and issued a warning for other Framingham residents: You may be exposed to the highly contagious disease. Published February 25, 2014

** FILE ** In this Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, file photo,  actor Alec Baldwin leaves criminal court in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

New York cops to Alec Baldwin: Good riddance

If Alec Baldwin does leave New York City, as he ranted in a recently published magazine piece, at least one segment of city society won't be upset: the police. Published February 25, 2014

Demonstrators clash with police on their way closer to U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 to protest the forthcoming visit of U.S. President Barack Obama. The protesters were also calling for the pullout of U.S. troops in the country under the Visiting Forces Agreement or VFA. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

About 300 Manila individuals upset at a planned visit by President Obama staged a protest near the U.S. Embassy in the capital city that led to a violent clash with police. Published February 25, 2014

In this Wednesday, July 25, 2012, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, accompanied by his wife Ri Sol-ju, waves to the crowd as they inspect the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

Kim Jong-un's wife spotted wearing maternity clothing

Kim Jong-un's wife was spotted in public wearing the same maternity dress she wore while carrying the North Korean leader's first child — sparking talk that another is on the way. Published February 24, 2014

**FILE** U.S. United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power speaks about Syria on Sept. 6, 2013, at the Center for American Progress in Washington. (Associated Press)

U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power slammed for Daniel Pearl tweets

Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, issued a quick clarification Monday amid a social media furor over her tweet that seemingly suggested Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl's al Qaeda beheading was partly his fault. Published February 24, 2014