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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 ** 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 ** 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