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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

** FILE ** MSNBC host Ed Schultz (AP Photo/MSNBC)

MSNBC's Ed Schultz: Teach race relations in every school

MSNBC television host Ed Schultz posed this question at the end of a recent broadcast: Should race relations be a required course in every public school? And his answer: "Now I'm going to vote yes on this," he said. Published July 23, 2013

Ondray T. Harris

Ex-Justice Department official: Agency tainted by 'racial favoritism'

A former director of a unit within the U.S. Department of Justice — the Community Relations Service — said he regularly issued warnings to employees who favored advocacy over law or used their positions to push personal agendas based on perceived biases. Published July 23, 2013

** FILE ** Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Gen. Martin Dempsey: U.S. in Syria would cost $1B a month

Taxpayers would pay about $1 billion a month to send in the military to Syria's ongoing civil conflict, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey told congressional members in a letter released Monday. Published July 23, 2013

** FILE ** A sniper targets Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was hiding in a boat in a backyard in Watertown, Mass. (Screenshot of photo released by Sgt. Sean Murphy to Boston Magazine)

'Save Sgt. Sean Murphy' Facebook page takes off

The Massachusetts State Police photographer who was suspended after releasing photos of what he considered a more realistic image of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev — that of his bloody capture — than what Rolling Stone magazine published, is a big hit on Facebook. Published July 22, 2013

U.S. Marshals lose 2,000 high-tech radios worth millions

The U.S. Marshals Service can't find an estimated 2,000 high-tech two-way radios that cost taxpayers millions of dollars, the Wall Street Journal found, after analyzing internal records obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request. Published July 22, 2013

In this photo taken Sunday, July 21, 2013, Buddhist monks and residents watch police examining a car after an explosion in Mandalay, central Myanmar. A small explosion went off Sunday near a firebrand monk as he was giving a sermon during a Buddhist ceremony, wounding five people, police and witnesses said Monday. (AP Photo)

'Burmese bin Laden' blames Muslims for bombing at sermon

A firebrand monk dubbed the "Burmese bin Laden" for his aggressive preaching against radical Islamists pointed fingers at Muslims for a late Sunday bombing that went off during his sermon in Myanmar, injuring several. Published July 22, 2013

** FILE ** Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaking to the media outside 10 Downing St. in London, Thursday, May 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

David Cameron decree: No porn in U.K. without permission

Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday the United Kingdom was sending a directive to Internet service providers across the land – no porn allowed, without first obtaining an opt-in notice from the homeowner. Published July 22, 2013