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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

Depositors try to use automated teller machines of Shinhan Bank while the bank's computer networks are paralyzed at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

South Korea military on alert after 'massive' computer hack

South Korea's military is on high alert, as authorities investigate a possible cybersecurity breach that disabled computer systems at two main banks and at three television broadcast stations on Wednesday. Published March 20, 2013

**FILE** President Obama applauds in the East Room of the White House in Washington on March 18, 2013, during his announcement that he would nominate Thomas E. Perez (right) for Labor secretary. (Associated Press)

Democrats say GOP's Perez stance hurts Hispanic outreach

High-ranking Democratic Party officials say Republicans will undo any good will they build up with Hispanics on immigration if they try to block Thomas E. Perez, an Hispanic lawyer whom President Obama nominated this week to run the Labor Department. Published March 19, 2013

A yoga class gets a strenuous workout at a Lululemon Athletica store in Bethesda, Md.

Lululemon recalls see-through yoga pants

Lululemon Athletica, an exercise clothing manufacturer, was on target for an 11 percent sales growth this year. And then the bottom fell out — figuratively speaking. Published March 19, 2013

Harry Reid shoots down Feinstein gun-ban bill

Sen. Dianne Feinstein emerged from a closed-door meeting with Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday — but her ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines didn't. Published March 19, 2013

** FILE ** President Clinton (left) watches as the Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan tees off at the Las Vegas Country Club in Las Vegas on Monday, July 28, 1997. From left are an unidentified Secret Service agent, Mr. Clinton, Mr. Jordan, Brian Greenspun, former Hawaii Gov. John Waihee and Nevada Gov. Bob Miller. (AP Photo/Ruth Fremson)

Michael Jordan paternity suit dropped

The Atlanta woman who had filed a paternity suit against former basketball sensation Michael Jordan has abruptly dropped her case. Published March 19, 2013

** FILE ** In this March 30, 2010, photo reviewed by the U.S. military, a U.S. trooper stands in the turret of a vehicle with a machine gun, left, as a guard looks out from a tower at the detention facility on Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Gitmo commander closes down commercial flights to base

The commander at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp has halted commercial flights to the site, so Red Cross workers, journalists and lawyers now have to pay for charter flights — at pop of $17,000 per ride. Published March 19, 2013

Cyberattack on election website jolts Florida community

Election officers in one Florida community are on edge after hundreds of requests for absentee ballots poured in over a 2½-week period were deemed a cyberattack — resulting in the first known cyberattack of a U.S. election. Published March 19, 2013