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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 ** In this March 8, 2012, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Justice Antonin Scalia: ‘I hate the Redskins’

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may spend the majority of his workday hours in the nation's capital city, but that doesn't mean he's a fan of the local sports teams. Published September 9, 2013

** FILE ** Colorado state Sen. Angela Giron, Pueblo Democrat, speaks about the attempt to recall her during a news conference at the Colorado Democratic Party headquarters in Denver on Monday, June 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Colorado voters come out in droves to recall anti-gun senators

Officially, Colorado residents won’t be voting in the recall of two state senators who supported tighter gun control laws until Tuesday. But if early voting is an indication of how the recall will turn out, then Senate President John Morse and Sen. Angela Giron may need new jobs. Published September 9, 2013

** FILE ** In this April 13, 2013, file photo, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) stands on the sideline during the first half of the Aggies' Maroon & White spring NCAA college football game at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Karen Warren, File)

Johnny Manziel is no Tim Tebow, more like Miley Cyrus

Johnny Manziel may have enough quarterbacking Texas A&M star power to land on the cover of Time magazine, but it's his white face and "act black" personna that's taking the sports world by the horns. Published September 6, 2013

Toys 'R' Us goes gender-neutral in U.K.

Retail toy giant Toys "R" Us announced its United Kingdom stores would stop marketing items by gender and instead adopt the policies pushed by a parent-run campaign that asserts that girls and boys are interested in playing the same games. Published September 6, 2013

Author of best-seller that criticized Taliban shot by Taliban outside home

An Indian-born woman who penned one of India's best-selling books, "A Kabuliwala's Bengali Wife," about the challenges of marrying an Afghan man and escaping the clutches of the terrorist group in the 1990s, was shot multiple times outside of her husband's home in Afghanistan. Published September 6, 2013

U.S. drone kills 6 in Pakistan, fueling anger

An American drone killed at least six people in Pakistan early Friday morning, in a northwestern region known as a hideout for Taliban and al Qaeda militants. Published September 6, 2013

Four shot at N.C. anti-violence vigil

Police on Friday were still hunting the suspects who shot at a crowd of anti-violence rally attendees in North Carolina, injuring four. Published September 6, 2013