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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 Kenyan soldier prepares to enter the Westgate Mall, following a bout of heavy gunfire just after dawn, in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. Kenyan security forces battled al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in an upscale mall for a fourth day Tuesday in what they said was a final push to rescue the last few hostages in a siege that has left at least 62 people dead. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Boy, 4, shames Kenya mall gunman: You’re a ‘very bad man’

A little 4-year-old British boy trying to protect his wounded mother and 6-year-old sister looked into the eyes of an armed gunman at Kenya’s mall and told him what he thought of him: You’re a “very bad man,” he said. Published September 24, 2013

** FILE ** A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner is parked at Narita Airport outside Tokyo on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

Boeing booted from bid for $7.7B South Korean contract

South Korea turned down a bid on Tuesday from Boeing Co. to build the country 60 new fighter jets, suggesting the company’s technology on its proffered planes was old and out-of-date. Published September 24, 2013

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