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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 ** Construction is underway at a site in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Sholmo on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. (Associated Press)

European Union settlement order evokes Israeli ire

Israel is angered by a new order from the European Union that bans member nations from any type of dealings with Israeli settlements that were constructed in disputed areas beyond the 1967 borders. Published July 16, 2013

A cleaning worker walks in the empty central train station during a 24-hour strike in Athens, Tuesday, July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

Greek unions call for more transit strikes

Unions in Greece are calling for a one-day nation strike to protest new proposed economic reforms — austerity measures that are a condition for receipt of eurozone bailout dollars. Published July 16, 2013

** FILE ** In this June 23, 2011, file photo, then-CIA Director-designate Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petraeus has resigned because of an extramarital affair. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

David Petraeus takes salary cut for professor gig — to $1

Gen. David Petraeus, the former CIA director who resigned in disgrace in November only to face fire for a more-than-generous salary offering for a teaching gig at a New York school, has now agreed to a deep pay cut: He will earn $1 for the class. Published July 16, 2013

** FILE ** A dairy calf sits in a barn at the MasCow Dairy near Moscow, Kan., on Friday, June 28, 2013. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Amy Bickel)

Cow crashes through roof, kills sleeping man

As freak accidents go, this one is pretty high on the list. A sleeping Brazilian man was killed when a cow wandered from a nearby field onto the roof of his home and crashed through, plummeting onto the bed located directly beneath. Published July 15, 2013

** FILE ** Amy Siewert, a firearms expert with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, faces the jury as Trayvon Martin's hooded sweatshirt is shown in Seminole circuit court, in Sanford, Fla., Wednesday, July 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Jacob Langston, Pool)

Pastors push pro-Trayvon Martin rhetoric in churches on 'Hoodie Sunday'

Pastors around the nation followed the not-guilty verdict in George Zimmerman's murder trial with some blunt talk to their flocks on Sunday — many of whom were dressed in hoodies, the clothing that 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was wearing when he was fatally shot in Florida. Published July 15, 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)

White 'Justice for Trayvon' activist: Whites now must give money

White activists supporting "Justice for Trayvon" Martin — the 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in February 2012 — say "white privilege" played a role in the event and that whites ought to reach into their pockets and donate to anti-racism causes. Published July 15, 2013