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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

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden at age 18: Check out my 'girlish figure'

Edward Snowden, who fled the United States on the heels of releasing sensitive information about National Security Agency surveillance, may now try to present himself as a serious protector of American rights. Published June 13, 2013

This May 30, 2013, file photo shows boxes of Pop-Tarts. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

School rules against Md. second-grader suspended for gun-shaped Pop-Tart

The latest in the saga of a second-grader who sparked national headlines when he was suspended from school for nibbling his Pop-Tart pastry into the shape of a gun is more bad news: The child's record cannot now be expunged, administrators said on Wednesday. Published June 13, 2013

Protesters chant anti-government slogans, silhouetted by the light of flares in Taksim square, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Turkey vows to clear protesters as death toll hits 5

Police will remove protesters from Istanbul's Taksim Square within the next 24 hours, said Turkey's prime minister on Thursday, in a blunt warning that marks the end of the government's patience with a weeks-long rally that's escalated into violence. Published June 13, 2013

** FILE ** Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the 20th anniversary of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, Monday, April 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Bill Clinton urges Obama to act now in Syria

President Obama needs to get in the game and become a greater force in the Syrian conflict and help rebel fighters, former president Bill Clinton said on Wednesday. Published June 13, 2013

**FILE** In this May 30, 2013, file photo provided by the Murnaghan family, Sarah Murnaghan (center), celebrates the 100th day of her stay in Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with her parents Fran and Janet. (Associated Press)

Sarah Murnaghan, 10, has successful lung transplant surgery

The 10-year-old girl at the heart of a national debate over transplant lists that led to a fight on Capitol Hill — and criticism of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius — had successful lung surgery and is recovering well, doctors said Thursday. Published June 13, 2013

** 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