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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

Manhattan thug robs elderly man of leather-bound Bible

A Manhattan thug first tracked an elderly man, 92, from the streets into his West 18th Street home, then attacked him, wielding a pair of scissors and shoving him to the floor. Then he stole his Bible and fled, The New York Post reported. Published June 14, 2013

** FILE ** Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (Associated Press)

Anthony Weiner: 'I coined' the term Obamacare

New York City mayor hopeful Anthony Weiner had an Al Gore-type moment earlier this week when he took credit for coining the term used to describe the nation's health care overhaul: Obamacare. Published June 14, 2013

In this photo provided by WSVN-TV, divers search the water after a deck collapse at Shuckers Bar & Grill in Miami Thursday night, June 13, 2013. The deck collapsed during the NBA Finals on Thursday night, sending dozens of patrons into the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay. Three people were critically injured. (AP Photo/WSVN-TV, Tom Tuckwell)

Florida sports bar deck collapses, injuring 33

A popular sports bar in Miami that was packed to the hilt for Thursday's NBA finals turned into chaos zone as an outdoor deck collapsed, sending dozens into the water and injuring more than 30. Published June 14, 2013

Iran's Parliament speaker Ali Larijani attends a polling station during presidential elections in Qom, 125 kilometers (78 miles) south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Friday, June 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Iranian presidential elections in U.S. marked by low turnout

Special elections at select spots in the United States for Iranian-Americans and expatriates to vote on Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's replacement kick off Friday, but voter turnout is low as young people in particular see their ballots as worthless. Published June 14, 2013

Pope Francis leaves at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope Francis laments 'gay lobby' targeting Vatican

Pope Francis — in what he thought were private remarks made to a Latin American church group — expressed concern about the "gay rights" lobby that seemed to be targeting the Vatican. Published June 13, 2013

** FILE ** A Marine sentry stands guard at the White House on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, an indication that President Obama is working in the West Wing. (Associated Press)

Tea party book publisher: White House cussed at company

The publisher of a coloring book for children that taught about the tea party movement and other constitutional issues said his company received a profanity-laced message from the White House, which was upset with certain pro-patriot messages. Published June 13, 2013