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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

A customer configures the fingerprint scanner technology built into the Apple iPhone 5S at a company store in the Wangfujing shopping district of Beijing on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

iPhone fever: Single men say they would ditch girlfriend for phone

An online survey conducted by a website company aimed at identifying product discounts for customers found that while most single men said they were happy with their girlfriends, a handful of them would ditch their current love interests if they got an iPhone 5 in exchange. Published September 30, 2013

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a seminar on "Women Decision-Makers in the Global Economy" at the Clinton Global Initiative on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Hillary Clinton film is scrubbed as sources go mum

You can scrap the CNN documentary on Hillary Rodham Clinton: Nobody — absolutely nobody — would agree to speak on record about the former secretary of state and potential 2016 White House candidate, the film director said. Published September 30, 2013

In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, photo, Delta Air Lines passengers line up to check luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta.  Delta customers now have the option to purchase an upgrade that includes a second bag to check, amongst other perks. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Airlines’ newest fees pay for legroom, better food

Want more legroom? Better flight food? Thanks to new airline policies going into effect this week, even coach fliers can now obtain these first-class luxuries — for a price. Published September 30, 2013

** FILE ** Amanda Knox and then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are pictured in November 2007 outside the rented house in Perugia, Italy, where 21-year-old British student Meredith Kercher was found dead. (AP Photo/Stefano Medici)

Amanda Knox’s second murder trial kicks off in Italy — without her

Amanda Knox is in Washington state, but an appeals court in Italy kicked off its second appeals trial in her absence, accusing her once again of assisting in the murder of her British roommate when she attended school in the university town of Perugia. Published September 30, 2013

** FILE ** North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory. (AP Photo/The Charlotte Observer, John D. Simmons)

Justice Dept. to sue North Carolina over GOP-backed voting rules

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Monday the Justice Department is suing North Carolina over its new voting law, the latest effort by the Obama administration to intervene on behalf of minority voters after the Supreme Court struck down part of the Voting Rights Act. Published September 30, 2013

** FILE ** Associated Press

New York DMV workers charged in cheating scandal

Eleven workers in several New York Department of Motor Vehicles’ branches were charged with helping commercial driver license applicants cheat on their tests. Published September 27, 2013

**FILE** Education Secretary Arne Duncan is interviewed by the Associated Press in Washington on Jan. 17, 2013. (Associated Press)

White House to colleges: Forget Supreme Court — use race

The Obama administration pretty much told colleges and universities around the nation on Friday to ignore the Supreme Court – that affirmative action should be used whenever and wherever possible to determine which applicants are accepted for enrollment. Published September 27, 2013