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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

Ann Coulter (Associated Press) **FILE**

Ann Coulter claims friend's sister died due to Obamacare

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter said during a weekend appearance on Fox & Friends that her friend's sister died due to Obamacare -- because she was booted off her long-held insurance plan and subsequently delayed seeking emergency medical attention. Published February 3, 2014

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll holds the the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Obama calls in congrats to Seattle-loving soldier in Afghanistan

Diehard Seattle Seahawks fan Sgt. Christopher Hogan was in the midst of cheering his team's win from afar — from his U.S. Army post in Kandahar, Afghanistan — when he was told to pick up the phone: It's President Obama. Published February 3, 2014

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New York declares war on wild swans: Move them or kill them

New York legislators and conservationists are mulling several proposals to ship out — or outright kill — wild mute swans that are attacking tourists and residents, wreaking havoc on vegetation and even threatening the safety of jets trying to fly. Published January 31, 2014

The New York Times building (Wikimedia Commons)

Obituary wish to world: Cancel your New York Times

Leonard M. Smith, 86, was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean conflict, a Florida resident who had been born and raised in New York — and, apparently, a man with a great sense of humor that he successfully passed to his family. Published January 31, 2014

Bill Maher. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Bill Maher refers to Obama as 'Blackula,' 'Brownie,' on national TV

Bill Maher, a darling of the liberal talk show land, referred to Barack Obama in a derogatory manner on a national television appearance earlier this week — but he couched it in terms of how he thought Republicans viewed the president during the Superstorm Sandy days. Published January 31, 2014

**FILE** Sandra Fluke introduces President Obama at a campaign event in Denver on Aug. 8, 2012. Fluke is a Georgetown law student who inadvertently gained notoriety when talk show host Rush Limbaugh spoke disparagingly of her testimony before Congress on the issue of contraception and insurance coverage. (Associated Press)

Sandra Fluke 'strongly considering' run for Waxman's seat

Sandra Fluke, who grabbed national headlines for campaigning in favor of full federal funding for birth control, said she's seriously considering a run for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Henry Waxman. Published January 31, 2014

** FILE ** Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman is followed by journalists as he arrives at the Capital International Airport in Beijing from Pyongyang, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

Dennis Rodman: I drink because I'm bored

Dennis Rodman, who entered an alcohol rehabilitation program a couple weeks back, said in a CNN interview that the reason he drinks is because he's bored. Published January 31, 2014

Glenn Beck (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Glenn Beck says Mark Levin, Sean Hannity have wrapped feud: Liberals, 'look out'

It's the end of an era and the beginning of another for conservative talk radio. Glenn Beck announced on his most recent show that the long-running feud between fellow famed conservative icons Sean Hannity and Mark Levin has finally come to an end — and now the three are planning on taking on the progressive world with a more partnered approach to messaging. Published January 31, 2014