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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

Canada bans protesters from wearing masks

A consortium of conservative Canadians pushed through a ban on mask-wearing protesters, clamping down on even those who assemble for unpermitted rallies in groups of three. Published June 21, 2013

** FILE ** Robert Duvall, a cast member in the film "Jayne Mansfield's Car," arrives at the premiere of the film at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, in Toronto. Duvall is one of the spectators at the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger. Duvall sat in the back of the courtroom Friday, June 21, 2013, at the trial in Boston. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

James 'Whitey' Bulger snags a star: Actor Robert Duvall drops by trial

Truth is stranger the fiction. Academy Award-winning actor and director Robert Duvall — who counts among his film credits "The Godfather" and "The Godfather: Part II," as the Corleone family's lawyer — stopped by the Boston courtroom on Friday where James "Whitey" Bulger is being tried for racketeering. Published June 21, 2013

Frank Gaffney on Obama nuclear plan: Sheer 'lunatic fringe'

Security think tank analyst Frank Gaffney had harsh words of criticism for President Obama's plan to draw down U.S. nuclear arsenals, calling it "lunatic fringe, leftist stuff" that will jeopardize the safety of the world. Published June 21, 2013

** FILE ** Pringles chips. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach)

New book finds many U.S. foods banned overseas for cancer links

Put down the Mountain Dew and step away from the Pringles. An estimated 80 percent of all packaged foods sold in America are actually so unhealthy and packed with chemical additives that they're banned in much of the world, a new book reveals. Published June 21, 2013