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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 ** German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a government statement as part of a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Germany decries NSA surveillance as 'Stasi methods'

An outraged Germany plans to put pressure on President Obama to end America's Internet surveillance program, calling such tactics akin to East German's secret police security program. Published June 12, 2013

** FILE ** Capitol police officers talk with pro-life advocates who tried to have a presence at a pro-choice rally outside the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue over Alabama abortion laws

Attorneys for Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming that new laws in Alabama wrongfully infringe upon a woman's right to abortion. Published June 12, 2013

Dave Dunlap watches from the bed of his truck as a wildfire crosses Black Forest Road near his home Tuesday afternoon, June 11, 2013, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Black Forest Fire was one of at least three significant wildfires burning in Colorado amid gusty winds and record-breaking hot, dry weather. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Thousands flee as wildfires rip through Rockies

At least 3,600 people have been evacuated, as wildfires on Wednesday continued to rip through Colorado and parts of the Rockies, threatening to spread to at least three other states. Published June 12, 2013

A demonstrator is taken to a police vehicle after he was detained during a protest in London on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The protesters were railing against the G-8 summit in Northern Ireland next week. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Riot police descend on chaotic G-8 protest site in London

At least 100 riot police were summoned to the scene of a London protest against an upcoming summit of the Group of Eight industrialized nations as the demonstration turned ugly Tuesday, with one man trying to hurl himself off the roof of a building and law enforcement struggling to pin him to the ground. Published June 11, 2013

** FILE ** This Sunday, June 9, 2013, file photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, in Hong Kong. Snowden has left Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and entered Russia his lawyer said on Thursday Aug. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/The Guardian, Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, File)

Booz Allen fires NSA leaker Edward Snowden

Just in case National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, who fled to Hong Kong for refuge, had any doubts — he's no longer employed. The firm where he worked for the past three months, Booz Allen, fired him Monday, citing violations of company ethics codes. Published June 11, 2013