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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 ** President Obama pauses as he speaks at the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington on Friday, July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Actor James Woods takes to Twitter to trash Obama’s pro-Trayvon Martin rant

James Woods, one of Hollywood's best-known actors, took to Twitter over the weekend to decry President Obama's impromptu defense of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old killed by George Zimmerman in self-defense in Florida, and suggested that race was not an issue in the acquittal. Published July 22, 2013

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

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

** 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 ** An AV-8B Harrier jet, piloted by U.S. Marine Capt. Andrew D'Ambrogi of Marine Attack Squadron 211, comes in for a landing at Auxiliary Airfield II, a simulated amphibious assault ship flight deck, on the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma, Ariz., on Sept. 12, 2008. (AP Photo/U.S. Marine Corps, Cpl. T.M. Stewman)

U.S. Navy on Great Barrier Reef bomb drop: Don’t worry, no harm done

The U.S. Navy said on Monday that divers are investigating whether they can salvage the four unarmed bombs dumped by U.S. fighter jets into Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park — but in the meantime, not to worry. The ordnance is not a big threat to the environment. Published July 21, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood: We’re ‘willing to die’ for Morsi

A leading Muslim Brotherhood spokesman said Friday the group would die before giving in and ceding leadership of the ailing nation to the interim president who was appointed after Mohammed Morsi's ouster. Published July 19, 2013

** FILE ** Trayvon Martin, a Florida teen who was shot and killed in February 2012 while unarmed, is pictured in an undated photo. (Associated Press)

Iran’s mullahs demand justice for Trayvon Martin

Iran's foreign ministry entered the George Zimmerman debate on Friday, scorning the not-guilty murder decision and criticizing America for obvious and widespread discrimination. Published July 19, 2013