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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Friday, April 12, 2013, before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on President Obama's budget proposal for fiscal 2014 and her department. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Kathleen Sebelius to NAACP: Push Obamacare as you did civil rights

Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of health and human services, said to an NAACP crowd in Orlando, Fla., earlier this week that members ought to pursue implementation of the president's signature health care reform, Obamacare, with the same furor they sought equal rights. Published July 18, 2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears on the cover of the Aug. 1, 2013, issue of Rolling Stone magazine. (AP Photo/Wenner Media)

Rolling Stone's Dzhokhar Tsarnaev issue booted by retailers

Five major retailers, including CVS and Walgreens, have said they won't allow the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine — with its cover feature on Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev — near its store shelves. Published July 18, 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)

NRA blasts Eric Holder for pushing gun control on Trayvon Martin's back

The National Rifle Association issued a scathing reply to Attorney General Eric Holder's assessment of the George Zimmerman verdict, calling the law enforcement official out for politicizing the issue and using victim Trayvon Martin to push gun control. Published July 18, 2013

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, right, holds Malala Yousafzai's hand while posing for photographers, Friday, July 12, 2013, at United Nations headquarters. Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for promoting education for girls, celebrated her 16th birthday on Friday addressing the United Nations. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Taliban to Malala Yousafzai: Why we shot you

A senior Taliban commander has purportedly penned a letter to the Pakistani schoolgirl his militant group shot in the head to explain why she was targeted: It wasn't because she wanted to go to school. It was because she dared to criticize the Taliban. Published July 18, 2013

** FILE ** Former South African President Nelson Mandela as he celebrates his 94th birthday with family in Qunu, South Africa, on July 18, 2012. Mr. Mandela just celebrated his 95th birthday on July 18, 2013, while recovering from a lung infection. (Associated Press)

Nelson Mandela turns 95, with good news from doctors in South Africa

Nelson Mandela, who's been hospitalized for more than on a month for a recurring lung infection — and at points declared in critical condition, near death — celebrated his 95th birthday Thursday with some good news: He's doing well and may soon go home. Published July 18, 2013

Armed suspects rob New York church during funeral

Police are looking for two suspects who, while wielding a gun and a knife, broke into a church near Buffalo, N.Y., Monday during a funeral, demanded money from two employees and fled in what is believed to be a silver Cadillac. Published July 17, 2013