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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

** FILE ** Secretary of State John Kerry. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

John Kerry: Egypt's army was only 'restoring democracy'

It wasn't a coup — it was a restoration of democracy, said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, in recent remarks on GEO TV about the Egyptian military's ouster of President Mohammed Morsi. Published August 2, 2013

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Chicago Teamsters ordered to quit picketing funerals

Teamsters picketing at 16 funeral homes in the Chicago area were ordered to quit by a judge who ruled their activities unduly disruptive, particularly in the case of a family grieving a dead child. Published August 1, 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)

Mayor Bloomberg blames Virginia for many of New York's gun crimes

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blames several southern state's for the Big Apple’s gun crimes — so now he's set his Mayors Against Illegal Guns’ sights on Virginia, South Carolina, Alabama and Texas for a Second Amendment crackdown. Published August 1, 2013

Muslim's book on Jesus sparks outrage — all the way to bestseller list

A Christian-turned-Muslim who penned a book about the life of Jesus and included such controversial findings as the son of God never considered himself a deity has catapulted into bestseller status, hitting No. 1 on Amazon sales lists for the United States. Published August 1, 2013

Syrian rebels run during heavy clashes with soldiers loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad in the Salah al-Din neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, in this citizen journalism image authenticated by its contents and other AP reporting. Syria is entering its third year of a war that began as an uprising against Mr. Assad's rule. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center)

Syrian President Assad 'confident of victory'

Syrian President Bashar Assad said on Thursday that his military would prevail despite the tries of rebels and pressure from the international community. Published August 1, 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: Americans know 'diddly-squat' about civil rights era

Oprah Winfrey said Americans by and large know "diddly-squat" about the history of the civil rights movement. The talk show queen and media mogul made her comments during the promotion of her new film, "The Butler," about a black man who serves in that capacity through seven administrations at the White House. Published August 1, 2013

Gilberton Police Chief Mark Kessler, center, talks with members of the Constitutional Security Force outside Gilberton Borough Hall before the Gilberton Borough Council meeting in Mahanoy Plane, Pa., Wednesday, July 31, 2013. The Gilberton Borough Council voted to suspend borough police Chief Mark Kessler for 30 days without pay at Wednesday night's borough council meeting. (AP Photo/The Republican-Herald, Jacqueline Dormer)

Pro-gun, Pa. police chief suspended after video rant against John Kerry, U.N.

A police chief in eastern Pennsylvania with strong gun rights views who was captured on video ranting against Secretary of State John Kerry and the U.N. arms treaty was placed on 30 days suspension without pay — though city officials rushed to say the punishment wasn't for his remarks. Published August 1, 2013