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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 ** Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy listens to a lawmaker at the Spanish parliament, in Madrid, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Speaking in parliament, Rajoy said Spain was taking the surveillance allegations seriously and that the head of Spain's intelligence services will address Parliament over allegations that Spain was a target for surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

Spanish newspaper to give prosecutor proof of U.S. spying

A newspaper in Spain says it’s going to supply a prosecutor with the necessary documents to prove that the National Security Agency did in fact tap into millions of Spanish civilian telephone calls. Published November 5, 2013

A painting of Otto Dix "Selbstportrait Rauchend" ("Selfportrait Smoking") is projected on a screen during a news conference in Augsburg, southern Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, on the art found in Munich. A hoard of more than 1,400 art works found last year at a Munich apartment includes previously unknown pieces by artists including Marc Chagall, German investigators said Tuesday, adding that they face a hugely complicated task to establish where the art came from. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

Nazi-looted art worth $1.3B uncovered in squalid Munich home

Picasso and Matisse and Chagall — oh my. A treasure trove worth of artwork seized by Nazis in Holocaust-era Germany and valued at $1.35 billion has been discovered inside the dilapidated Munich home of an 80-year-old recluse. Published November 5, 2013

** FILE ** George Zimmerman leaves court with his family after Zimmerman's not guilty verdict was read in Seminole Circuit Court in Sanford, Fla. on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Jurors found Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. (Associated Press)

Eric Holder: We might still charge George Zimmerman

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said George Zimmerman of Florida may have been acquitted of murder charges in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, but in the eyes of the federal government, he's still living in a shadow of suspicion. Published November 5, 2013

Muslim women perform an evening prayer called "tarawih," marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a mosque in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. During Ramadan, the holiest month in Islamic calendar, Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn to dusk. Fasting during Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati) ** FILE **

Parents slam pro-Islam slant in Florida school textbook

Hundreds of parents, angry at what they say is a biased student textbook with a decided pro-Islam slant, have launched a campaign demanding equal religious representation and planned a protest at the school board meeting this week. Published November 5, 2013

Blastoff: India set to send spacecraft to Mars

India is in final-countdown mode, prepping to send a spacecraft to Mars on Tuesday as a sort of multimillion-dollar test to see if the country's technology is advanced enough to compete on a solar-system scale. Published November 4, 2013

** FILE ** Muslim women in Jakarta, Indonesia, take part in an attempt to break a world record for the most sky lanterns flown simultaneously in 2009. New Hampshire lawmakers have a bill this session to ban the use and sales of sky lanterns in the state. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Japanese paper lanterns face state bans at hands of firefighters

One of the Japanese community’s most revered celebratory traditions, the lighting and floating of paper sky lanterns, faces a doomed fate as a national organization of firefighters says they’re too dangerous and should be banned.One of the Japanese community's most revered celebratory traditions, the lighting and floating of paper sky lanterns, faces a doomed fate as a national organization of firefighters says they're too dangerous and should be banned. Published November 4, 2013

President Obama speaks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

LGBT activist blasts Obama for failed leadership

President Obama may have just pushed for quick congressional action for a ban on workplace discrimination against members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, but not all LGBT activists are enamored with his action. Published November 4, 2013

Nancy Pelosi goes on the defense: Obama's a man of 'great vision'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi launched a defense of President Obama this weekend, telling Sunday talk-show hosts that she can't understand why Mitt Romney would accuse the leader of dishonesty because he's such a man of vision. Published November 4, 2013