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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 ** Pringles chips. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach)

New book finds many U.S. foods banned overseas for cancer links

Put down the Mountain Dew and step away from the Pringles. An estimated 80 percent of all packaged foods sold in America are actually so unhealthy and packed with chemical additives that they're banned in much of the world, a new book reveals. Published June 21, 2013

A woman is rescued from the flood waters in High River, Alberta on Thursday, June 20, 2013, after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jordan Verlage)

Canadian woes: 'Insane' flooding forces 100,000 from homes

An estimated 100,000 western Canada residents could be sent packing, as heavy flooding and mudslides have wreaked havoc across much of the country and waters aren't expected to start subsiding until Saturday. Published June 21, 2013

A military police fires tear gas at protestors during an anti-government demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Brazil in chaos as 1 million swarm into streets

An estimated 1 million protesters took to the streets of Brazil early Friday, clashing with police and swarming through more than 80 cities in the biggest anti-government demonstration the nation has seen in years. Published June 21, 2013

Spain police arrest 8 with al Qaeda links

Spanish police said on Friday that they've arrested eight suspects who are accused of recruiting jihadists to fight with groups linked to al Qaeda in Syria. Published June 21, 2013

** FILE ** Protesters opposed to abortion hold placards outside a Marie Stopes clinic in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Ireland's top health minister advocates for abortion bill

Ireland's minister of health came out in full support of the nation's hotly contested abortion bill on Thursday, assuring that hospitals would not be allowed to perform the procedure at will, but only to save the lives of at-risk women. Published June 21, 2013

** FILE ** Former President Jimmy Carter speaks Oct. 22, 2012, in the West Bank city of Ramallah to the media following a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (Associated Press)

Jimmy Carter to John Kerry: Ease sanctions on terror groups

Former President Jimmy Carter has signed on to a petition to Secretary of State John Kerry urging the United States to back off certain sanctions on groups that are deemed terrorist organizations, so that peace workers can go in and work. Published June 20, 2013

** FILE ** Hezbollah supporters fire weapons as they celebrate the fall of the Syrian town of Qusair to forces loyal to President Bashar Assad and Hezbollah fighters, in Bazzalieh village, Lebanon, near the Lebanese-Syrian border, on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (Associated Press)

Saudis set to expel Lebanese who support Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia is poised to send packing any Lebanese citizens who support the militant group Hezbollah, a show of solidarity with rebel fighters in Syria who are battling to oust President Bashar Assad. Published June 20, 2013

** FILE ** Fountains operate in front of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in 2010. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Dubai plans $7 million theme park to honor Koran

Dubai's director of government projects said that nation was constructing a new theme park to honor the Muslim holy text, the Koran, to be ready for tourists and visitors by September 2014. Published June 20, 2013

Rep. James P. McGovern, Massachusetts Democrat (Associated Press)

House votes to cut $2 billion in food stamp funding from farm bill

The House voted 234-188 against a Democrat amendment to a farm bill that would have kept food stamp spending at its current level — and in so doing, gave the thumbs up to go forward with cuts to the program to the tune of $2 billion in one year. Published June 20, 2013