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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

** FILE ** Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, left, looks at a trading screen as he listens to a staff member of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) at a trading center during his visit to the ICBC headquarters in Beijing Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jason Lee, Pool)

George Osborne: EU is killing U.K. economy

Strike one against the idea of an expanding global economy. British Chancellor George Osborne, who's been credited for getting his country's debt under control and keeping pace with an austere budget, said one looming threat to the steady-as-she-goes economic policy that England has been practicing in recent months is the European Union. Published October 22, 2013

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney. (AP Photo/Olivia Harris, Pool, File)

Dick Cheney calls tea party a boon to GOP

Countering many of his Republican colleagues, former Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday the tea party is actually a positive movement for the GOP. Published October 21, 2013

In this photo posted to an Instagram account belonging to Rihanna, pop star Rihanna poses for a photo in front of Abu Dhabi's Grand Mosque in the United Arab Emirates. Overseers of Abu Dhabi's Grand Mosque say they asked Rihanna to leave the compound after she posed for photographs considered to be at odds with the "sanctity" of the site. Rihanna, who was in the city for a concert on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, hasn't publicly responded to the actions by staff at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. (AP Photo/via Instagram)

Rihanna booted from picture pose at Abu Dhabi mosque

Pop singer Rihanna was asked to leave the site of a mosque in Abu Dhabi after authorities discovered she did not have a permit for her photo shoot and her poses were perceived as out of place for such a holy site. Published October 21, 2013

** FILE ** (Associated Press)

6-foot alligator sends shocked Wal-Mart shoppers scurrying

Wal-Mart shoppers at one Florida site just outside Orlando were shocked to see a 6-foot-long alligator wander into the parking lot right up to the front door of the store and then pause for several seconds, as if mulling entry. Published October 21, 2013

** FILE ** This March 15, 1958, file photo shows then-Sen. John F. Kennedy, center, D-Mass., and his brothers Edward Kennedy, left, a student at the University of Virginia, and Robert F. Kennedy, chief counsel to the Senate Rackets Committee, at the annual Gridiron Club dinner in Washington, D.C. (Associated Press)

Mystery solved: New book says RFK stole JFK’s brain to hide illness

A new book casts light on a decades-old mystery — the disappearance of John F. Kennedy's brain, which wasn't buried with his body — and suggests that the former president's brother took it to conceal how many medicines the White House icon had been taking. Published October 21, 2013

** FILE ** Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican. (Associated Press)

Capitol Police ‘look into’ tweets threatening Ted Cruz

Law enforcement agents are investigating a threat made on social media against Sen. Ted Cruz, appearing to rally a crowd to "take down" the Texas politico at his home, and then listing his home address. Published October 21, 2013