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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

Emergency workers pull out a woman who was trapped in a building that was destroyed when a tornado ripped through Moore, Okla., on Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Transcript, Kyle Phillips )

Amid Oklahoma debris, U.S. flag emerges as sign of strength, hope

Tragedy, devastation, suffering and loss may be the prevailing moods in Oklahoma, where recent tornadoes have torn apart a whole community of 41,000 and left dozens dead and more than 100 injured. But among the debris now hangs an American flag. Published May 21, 2013

In this 2010 file photo, sailors line the deck of the USS Iwo Jima, an amphibious assault ship, as it passes the skyline of Lower Manhattan on Wednesday in New York Harbor for the start of the 23rd Fleet Week. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Fleet Week canceled as Navy cites sequester

Blame it on the sequester, the Navy said. Military spending cuts have forced the cancellation of a New York City annual institution, Fleet Week, when some of America's largest warships visit the harbor for public viewing. Published May 21, 2013

Israel returns fire, hits Syrian post

Israeli's military on Tuesday shot a Tamuz missile into Syria, destroying a post in retaliation for what it said was three consecutive nights of firing from Syria. Published May 21, 2013

** FILE ** Israeli tanks in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights overlook the Syrian village of Bariqa on Nov. 12, 2012. The Israeli military says "Syrian mobile artillery" was hit after the Israelis responded to stray mortar fire from its northern neighbor. The incident marked the second straight day that Israel has responded to fire from Syria that does not appear to be aimed at Israeli targets; nonetheless, Israel has promised a tough response if the fire continues. (Associated Press)

Israel warns Syria: More strikes loom

Israeli's military warned on Tuesday that more strikes on Syria could be coming if the nation doesn't stand down its missile attacks. Published May 21, 2013

An woman is taken out of a bank in Beersheba, Israel, on Monday, May 20, 2013, after a gunman stormed into the bank in the southern Israeli city in what authorities called either a robbery gone wrong or a revenge killing. (AP Photo/Dudu Greenspan)

4 dead in Israel bank shooting

At least four people are dead following a suspected robbery gone wrong or a revenge shooting at a Bersheeba, Israel, bank on Monday. Published May 20, 2013