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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

Edward Snowden, in fear, forced to wear disguises

Edward Snowden, who fled the United States after releasing intelligence secrets to the British press, is now living in fear in Russia, dressing in disguise whenever he leaves his house, his attorney said. Published September 23, 2013

** FILE ** Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican

Rep. Paul Ryan spurs talk of White House run with book deal

Rep. Paul Ryan — former vice presidential candidate, current Wisconsin congressman and rumored White House candidate for 2016 — has scored a deal for a book, due out in August, commenting on the state of conservatism and the way of the Republican Party's future. Published September 23, 2013

Masked Palestinian members of the Ezz Al-Din Al Qassam militia, the military wing of Hamas, march in the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran agree to 'axis of resistance'

Senior members of Hezbollah and Hamas announced on Monday in Lebanese press that they’ve formed a stronger pact with Iran’s government to watch out for each other’s interests in the Middle East. Published September 23, 2013

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the final day of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference in Fort Washington, Md., on Saturday, March 16, 2013. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Special to The Washington Times)

Sarah Palin to GOP: 'Woman up' and fight Obamacare

Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and a tea party darling, sent a strong message to Republicans who are waffling on the defunding of Obamacare: “Woman up.” Published September 23, 2013

North Korea's Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launching station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea, in this image made on Dec. 12, 2012, from video. (Associated Press/KRT via AP Video) ** FILE **

North Korea accused of testing engine for long-range rocket

New satellite pictures indicate North Korea most likely has tested one of its long-range-rocket engines — just a few months after Pyongyang defied international pressures and launched a rocket into space. Published September 23, 2013

** FILE ** Ariel Castro, left, stands before a judge with defense attorney Craig Weintraub during Castro's arraignment on an expanded 977-count indictment Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in Cleveland. Castro is charged with kidnapping and raping three women over a decade in his Cleveland home. Castro pleaded not guilty to 512 counts of kidnapping and 446 counts of rape. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ariel Castro’s son: I'm 'shell-shocked,’ but perhaps good will prevail

Ariel Anthony Castro, the son of the now-deceased Cleveland area kidnapper who killed himself in jail after holding three Ohio women hostage for almost a decade, said in an essay he penned for a local newspaper that he still can’t believe his father’s crimes – but that perhaps good can come of all, regardless. Published September 23, 2013

** FILE ** Former President Bill Clinton addresses the crowd during a rally for President Barack Obama at Palm Beach State College Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Lake Worth, Fla. (AP Photo/Palm Beach Post, Lannis Waters)

Bill Clinton on budget impasse: GOP waging a good war

You’ve got to give the Republicans credit, said former President Bill Clinton, making the talk show circuit on Sunday. The GOP is waging a decent battle with the Democrats on Obamacare and the budget. Published September 23, 2013