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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

A 7-Eleven is shown in Palo Alto, Calif., on July 1, 2008. (Associated Press)

7-Eleven clerk fired for wresting gunman from store

A 7-Eleven clerk in Flagler Beach, Fla., manhandled an armed robber through the doors and into police custody — and was fired three days later for breaking company policy that dissuades self-defense in the face of confrontation. Published July 3, 2013

Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, the Afghan army chief of staff, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, June 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Afghan army head: Pakistan controls the Taliban

The head of Afghanistan's army said that the fate of fighting in his country rests with the leadership in Pakistan and that insurgencies could come to a standstill with one simple command. Published July 3, 2013

Canada police foil al-Qaeda-inspired bomb plot

Canadian authorities have arrested a man and a woman who were suspected of plotting a pressure-cooker bomb attack at the legislative building in British Columbia. Published July 3, 2013

(Screen shot of Deputy Inspector General Charles K. Edwards from http://www.oig.dhs.gov)

Homeland Security watchdog under fire for nepotism, abuse of position

The official who's supposed to watch the Department of Homeland Security and report misdeeds on behalf of the American taxpayer is now himself under fire, facing congressional investigation for suspected nepotism and covering up a Secret Service prostitution scandal. Published July 3, 2013

In this June 29, 2010 file photo, Gen. David Petraeus testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petraeus, the retired four-star general who led the U.S. military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, resigned Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

David Petraeus lands $150K teaching gig — for one class

Disgraced Gen. David Petraeus has landed a teaching position at the City University of New York's Macaulay Honors College that pays $150,000 for one class — a significant salary that far surpasses that of professors with full course loads. Published July 2, 2013