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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 ** In this Aug. 14, 2012, file photo, a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth fighter takes off from Kadena Air Base on the southern island of Okinawa in Japan. (AP Photo/Greg Baker, File)

Pilot rescued as U.S. F-15 crashes off Japan

The pilot of a U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jet was ejected and rescued after crashing off the coast of Okinawa, an island to the south of Japan, on Tuesday morning. Published May 28, 2013

Report: Committee probes Holder's testimony in media leak case

Aides for the House Judiciary Committee say members are investigating whether Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. lied under oath during congressional testimony May 15 about the Justice Department's probe into media leaks, according to several published reports. Published May 28, 2013

Florida virtual school: Terrorism stems from 'low self-esteem'

A Florida virtual school that offers classes on Christianity and Islam is under fire for claiming that one reason that terrorists attack is due to low self-esteem — and that fundamentalist Christians are akin to fundamentalist Muslims in that respect. Published May 28, 2013

** FILE ** Mount Rushmore National Park (Associated Press)

Handful of GWU professors: Put Obama on Mount Rushmore — eventually

Move over former Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. A handful of professors at George Washington University said in a new survey that they'd like to add — eventually — President Obama's face to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. Published May 28, 2013