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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

Russian meteor shower in Ural Mountains town of Chelyabinsk injures 1,000

A huge fireball that streaked across Russia's skies above the Ural Mountains before exploding early Friday has injured an estimated 1,000. On an unrelated note, NASA says Asteroid 2012 DA14, a 150-foot asteroid is expected to fly by the Earth later on Friday, but miss it by 17,150 miles. Published February 15, 2013

Swedish golfer inspires by fighting through spider attack to finish match

Talk about love of the game. When Swedish golfer Daniela Holmqvist was bitten by what she thought was a spider carrying deadly venom, she didn't quit and head for hospital care. Rather, she scooped out the venom with her golf tee and went on to finish the match. Published February 14, 2013