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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

Israeli soldiers of the Golani brigade gather in a tent, as the sun rises, before a military exercise in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Syria goes black on Internet, phone service

Syria's Internet service on Wednesday was almost completely blacked out – and it's highly unlikely to be an accident, global web monitors say. Published May 8, 2013

**FILE** U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice listens June 7, 2012, during a news conference at the U.N. headquarters in New York. (Associated Press)

Joe Biden: Susan Rice has Obama's 'absolute, total, complete confidence'

Vice President Joseph R. Biden confirmed on Tuesday that the president stands by one of the key players in the Benghazi, Libya, diplomatic war — just a day before Congress and the nation is due to hear explosive witness testimony that hints the White House mantra was a coverup. Published May 8, 2013

Indonesian U.N peacekeepers patrol the Lebanese side of the Lebanese-Israeli border in the southern village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon, Tuesday May 7, 2013. Four U.N. peacekeepers were seized by armed gunmen on Tuesday while they were patrolling in the demilitarized zone separating Syria from the Israeli-occupied sections of Golan Heights. (Associated Press)

Four U.N. peacekeepers seized on Syrian DMZ

Four U.N. peacekeepers were seized by armed gunmen on Tuesday while they were patrolling in the demilitarized zone separating Syria from the Israeli-occupied sections of Golan Heights. Published May 7, 2013

** FILE ** In this March 1, 2013, file photo Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., participates in a news conference at an airport in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Sen. Robert Menendez's bill would arm Syrian rebels

Sen. Robert Menendez brought forth a bill Monday to give munitions to rebel fighters in Syria. So far, the United States has only provided non-lethal aid to the opposition fighters, in the form of medical supplies and food. Published May 7, 2013

India in panic as drunken bears kill 8 villagers

Villagers in India are in panic mode as wild bears suspected of being under the influence of intoxicating flowers have ventured from the forest and killed and wounded 20 in recent days. Published May 7, 2013