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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

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Christian bakers who refused cake order for gay wedding forced to close shop

A husband-and-wife bakery shop team in Oregon were forced to close their shop doors and move to cheaper digs — their home — after gay-rights activists hounded them and drove away contract business because they refused for Christian reasons to bake for a same-sex wedding. Published September 2, 2013

Members of the "Duck Dynasty" clan include (from left) Phil Robertson, Jase Robertson, Si Robertson and Willie Robertson. (AP Photo/A&E, Zach Dilgard)

'Duck Dynasty' star Uncle Si dishes on faith in Christ in new book

Uncle Si, as Silas Merritt Robertson is known to "Duck Dynasty" watchers, has a new book coming out Tuesday, and it promises more of the same of what makes the A&E hit one of the most-watched reality shows in television history: family-friendly tales that highlight the power and grace of Jesus Christ. Published September 2, 2013

** FILE ** A World AIDS Day ribbon is seen on the North Portico of the White House in Washington on Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Appeals court rules White House visitor logs can stay private

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Secret Service does not have to release visitor logs for President Obama and top White House advisers and that the Freedom of Information Act does not cover these documents. Published September 2, 2013

Chinese student gypped $4,420 for $300 Chicago taxi ride

Police in Chicago are trying to identify and bring to justice the cab driver who allegedly ripped off thousands of dollars from a student from China who was trying to travel from O’Hare International Airport to his University of Illinois campus. Published September 2, 2013

** FILE ** New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference at Lucky's Cafe in New York, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s anti-gun group rally falls flat, as NRA takes over

A recent rally staged by members of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun-control group fell flat, as nearly 10 times the number of Second Amendment supporters showed up, took over the scene and countered with such a voice that bystanders thought it was actually an NRA-sponsored event. Published September 2, 2013

Dick Cheney's daughters dispute over gay marriage

Mary Cheney, the daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney, isn't pulling any punches when it comes to weighing in on her Senate-hopeful sister Liz's objection to gay marriage, calling her view 100 percent wrong in a blunt Facebook posting picked up by various media. Published September 2, 2013

Syrian minister calls for preemptive strike on America

As the White House dithers on how to respond to the chemical weapons attack unleashed by President Bashar Assad on rebel forces outside Damascus, and delays decision on U.S. military force, some in Syria have struck a more decisive tone: Let’s take preemptive action. Published September 2, 2013

** FILE ** In this Friday, July 13, 2012, file photo, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi holds a joint news conference with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, unseen, at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's state news agency said Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, the country's top prosecutor has referred ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to trial on charges of inciting the killing of opponents protesting outside his palace while he was in office. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

Egypt’s Mohammed Morsi to face trial for inciting violence

A top prosecutor referred ousted President Mohammed Morsi to face a court trial for inciting violence and standing idly by as his government forces killed protesters outside his office while he sat as Egypt's president. Published September 2, 2013