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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

Rep. Fred Upton, Michigan Republican (Associated Press)

Net neutrality rears as GOP fears government grab

The Federal Communications Commission announced Wednesday that it will overhaul net neutrality regulations that were overturned in court and bring them back to the Internet. Published February 19, 2014

** FILE ** Is former Massachusetts Sen. Scott P. Brown planning to run for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire? Looks like it. The Granite State Republican Party has asked him to be the host at its Christmas party. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, currently holds the seat. (Associated Press)

Scott Brown, Fox News renew contract deal

Former Mass. Sen. Scott Brown and Fox News renewed a contract deal that puts the ex-politico back on air as an official contributor, a cable network executive said Wednesday. Published February 19, 2014

**FILE** Israeli police headquarters is seen in the E-1 construction site near the West bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim on the eastern outskirts of Jerusalem on Dec. 2, 2012. (Associated Press)

U.S. to demand partial Israeli settlement freeze: report

The United States is poised to demand Israel freeze part of its disputed settlement activity as part of the framework peace deal being forged by Secretary of State John Kerry, an Army Radio report said on Wednesday. Published February 19, 2014

An activist dressed as a polar bear participates in a protest vigil  in Lafayette Park across from the White House, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Washington, urging President Obama to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline following the release of the State Department’s new environmental assessment. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Green groups warn Obama: Keystone is the unforgivable

Environmental activists have put President Obama on notice: Thanks for the call for $1 billion for a climate change resiliency fund. But if you backtrack on Keystone, we'll still unleash a political fury. Published February 19, 2014

**FILE** A Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff's Department vehicle is seen here in 2010. (Christopher Ziemnowicz)

Florida sheriff sued for manhandling woman who recorded traffic stop

The Broward Sheriff's Office is facing legal trouble from a Florida woman who claims she was physically removed from her car and thrown in jail for a night — all for what the sheriff's deputy described as the "felony" crime of recording their traffic stop conversation. Published February 19, 2014

Norse myth predicts world to end this week

Y2K has passed. The Mayan apocalypse has passed. But we're not out of the woods, yet, it would seem. Norse mythology predicts that the world will end this Saturday, when the Earth will split open and unleash the "inhabitants of Hel," one newspaper reported. Published February 19, 2014

Longtime rocker Ted Nugent speaks to a crowd of Greg Abbott supporters during a campaign stop in Wichita Falls, Texas on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Abbott welcomed salty-tongued rocker Ted Nugent to his campaign for Texas governor on Tuesday but claimed ignorance about inflammatory remarks his polarizing surrogate has made on immigration and women. (AP Photo/Wichita Falls Times Record News, Torin Halsey)

Ted Nugent, pre-campaign trail: Obama's a 'subhuman mongrel'

Rocker-turned-Second Amendment activist Ted Nugent, who's just taken to the campaign trail for Texas governor hopeful Greg Abbott, has already irked Democrats with his recent slamming of President Obama as a "subhuman mongrel." Published February 19, 2014

Schindler's factory from Holocaust-era put up for sale

The factory once used by Oskar Schindler to employ an estimated 1,200 Jews in the eastern Czech Republic — saving them from dying in the Nazi gas chamber or starving in a prison camp — has been put up for sale. Published February 19, 2014

A Russian military vessel patrols the waterfront along the Black Sea, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in central Sochi, Russia, home of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

U.S. warship runs aground en route to Sochi

One of the U.S. Navy ships that was tasked to the Black Sea in case of emergency at the Olympic Games in Sochi never made it — it ran aground as it was pulling into Turkey, a senior U.S. military official said. Published February 18, 2014

** FILE ** Foundations and pilings are all that remain of brick buildings and a boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, after they were destroyed when a powerful storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast on Monday night. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Hurricane Sandy funds diverted to unaffected areas

Almost a third of all the federal tax dollars that were sent to New Jersey for Hurricane Sandy cleanup efforts ended up in areas that were barely touched by the storm, a local newspaper investigation found. Published February 18, 2014

Former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush listen as, President Bush, accepts the party nomination at the Republican National Convention Thursday, Sept.2, 2004, in New York. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Kuwaiti criticized for naming son after George H.W. Bush

A Kuwaiti man has come under some fire on social media for choosing to honor George H.W. Bush — the president who helped liberate Kuwait after the Iraq invasion of 1990 — by naming his son after the former leader. Published February 18, 2014