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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

In this photo taken on Oct. 26, 2010, and released by the Chinese Navy on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, a Chinese navy nuclear submarine takes part in a nuclear safety drill at the Qingdao submarine base in east China's Shandong province. In a sign of growing confidence, China's navy gave Chinese media on Sunday unprecedented publicity on its first nuclear submarine fleet, one of its most secretive military programs. China is devoting increasing resources to its naval forces to safeguard its maritime interests and assert its territorial claims. (AP Photo)

China flexes muscle and unveils mystery nuclear sub fleet

China unveiled this week a fleet of nuclear submarines that has been shrouded in mystery and hidden for 40-plus years — a move seen by security experts as a show of force and confidence from a nation that's aggressively pursuing the top spot on the world stage. Published October 29, 2013

Israel: ‘It’s almost a given’ U.S. spies on everybody

One of Israel's top security experts said the world's reaction to America's spy scandal has been a bit over-the-top, reminiscent of one scene in the classic Hollywood blockbuster, "Casablanca," for its shocked — shocked! — undertones. Published October 29, 2013

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaking to the media outside 10 Downing St. in London, Thursday, May 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) ** FILE **

British P.M. David Cameron: Let’s say 'no' to more immigrant labor

British Prime Minister David Cameron took a turn to the politically incorrect, calling for his nation to stem the tide of immigrant workers from Eastern Europe and to reform welfare so that it doesn’t encourage recipients to stay unemployed. Published October 29, 2013

** FILE ** Poet Maya Angelou. (Charlotte Observer via Associated Press)

Maya Angelou, pro-Obama author, blasts president on education

Maya Angelou, a well-known author and poet who’s been a major supporter of President Obama, now says he’s faltering on education, unwittingly driving away children from reading due to onerous standardized testing. Published October 29, 2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, gestures as she speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Rep. Nancy Pelosi to receive pro-gay lifetime achievement award

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — whose late father was Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro Jr. — has been recognized by Maryland's gay activist crowd as a leading voice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights and will receive a lifetime award for her dedication to the cause, community leaders said. Published October 28, 2013

Historic Georgia islanders fight 600 percent property tax hike

Sapelo Island residents — descendants of slaves who've lived in their historic Georgia homes for generations — are fuming, saying the government has hiked their property taxes to ungodly levels in recent months, in some cases by as much as 600 percent. Published October 28, 2013