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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

Scott P. Brown (Associated Press)

Ex-Sen. Scott Brown’s brother arrested for playing cop

The younger brother of former Mass. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested Thursday evening for impersonating a police officer and commandeering a boat, while dressed in tactical gear and carrying several handguns. Published August 9, 2013

**FILE** Police patrol under the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, as part of the reinforcement of security. The director of France's national police said Wednesday that the threat of a terrorist attack on French soil is at its highest as authorities suspect al Qaeda's North African affiliate may be plotting a conventional bomb attack on a crowded target. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb scare

A bomb scare at France’s famous Eiffel Tower sent tourists and staff members fleeing, after authorities issued a swift evacuation order on Friday. Published August 9, 2013

Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" hosted by O, The Oprah Magazine at Hearst Tower on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Oprah Winfrey says racist retailer denied her look at $40K bag

Racism is alive and well, said media mogul Oprah Winfrey in an interview this week on Entertainment Tonight. And as proof, she recounted her own recent Zurich, Switzerland, shopping shame when an upscale store retailer denied her an up-close look at a pricey handbag because, Ms. Winfrey accuses, of racism. Published August 9, 2013

In this photo provided by United Nations Foundation, NBA superstar Stephen Curry talks to a mother recovering from malaria, holding her newborn baby, at a health facility in the Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in Tanzania, during a Nothing But Nets trip to distribute anti-malaria bed nets, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (AP Photo/United Nations Foundation, Insider Images/Stuart Ramson)

Malaria, meet cure: Vaccine researchers report ray of hope

Researchers in the United States say they made a huge breakthrough on Thursday for a vaccine that prevents malaria, the disease that’s carried by mosquitoes and affects millions of people around the world. Published August 9, 2013

This composite photo provided by the San Diego Sheriff's Department shows: James Lee Dimaggio, 40, left, Ethan Anderson, 8, and Hannah Anderson, 16, whose mother, Christina Anderson, 42, was one of two people found dead in a house fire Sunday night, Aug. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/San Diego Sheriff's Department, File)

James Lee DiMaggio, kidnap suspect, booby-trapped car with bomb, police say

It’s day six in the search for a 16-year-old girl who is believed to have been abducted by a family friend who first allegedly killed her mother and set fire to their California home. And police warned Friday: James Lee DiMaggio, 40, may have booby-trapped his get-away car with a bomb. Published August 9, 2013

**FILE** Former Rep. Allen B. West (Associated Press)

Allen West on white boy’s bus beating: Where’s Jesse Jackson?

Former Florida Rep. Allen West had harsh words of criticism for nationally known civil rights activists like Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton, who have remained silent on a video showing black teens beating a white boy, 13, on a school bus: “Ya’ll just make me sick.” Published August 9, 2013

** FILE ** This courtroom sketch signed by artist Jane Flavell Collins shows defendants Dias Kadyrbayev, left, and Azamat Tazhayakov appearing in front of Federal Magistrate Marianne Bowler at the Moakley Federal Courthouse in Boston on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

Two Tsarnaev friends indicted in Boston bombing case

Two college friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were indicted on Thursday in Boston on conspiracy to obstruct justice and for allegedly obstructing justice to slow the terrorist investigation. Published August 9, 2013