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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

Jessica Kocian practices first-aid response for CPR during a Red Cross course in Chicago in May 2008. Two new studies conclude that "hands only" chest compression is enough to save a life in many cases, even without mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. (Associated Press)

New CPR technology breathes life into patients dead 40 to 60 minutes

New CPR technology put to the test at an Australian hospital has passed with flying colors after a man — clinically dead for 40 minutes — was brought back to life. And he later was discharged with a clean bill of health, absent any disability. Published May 15, 2013

** FILE ** Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad flashes the victory sign as he attends the 12th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Cairo on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Sparks fly as Iran set to lead world disarmament conference

Putting Iran in charge of the four-week U.N. Conference on Disarmament that kicks off on May 27 is "like putting Jack the Ripper in charge of a women's shelter," says Hillel Neuer, the head of the Geneva-based advocacy group U.N. Watch in a Ynet report. Published May 15, 2013

**FILE** A box of ammunition is seen on Oct. 17, 2012, on the counter of a gun shop in Tinley Park, Ill. (Associated Press)

New York man arrested for carting 2 extra bullets

A New York man has the dubious honor of being the first reported arrest for carrying two bullets too many in his otherwise legally authorized ammunition magazine — in violation of the state's new gun control laws. Published May 14, 2013

Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, speaks at the Iowa GOP Lincoln Dinner on Friday, May 10, 2013, at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Holst)

Sen. Rand Paul: Obama 'drunk on power'

President Obama seems to have departed from his duly elected duties, Sen. Rand Paul said Monday, referring to the growing scandal on the IRS targeting of conservative nonprofits. Published May 14, 2013

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin on TV host offer: ‘Never say never’

Location, location, location — and money. Those are the main sticking points for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who reportedly was asked by reality-show producer Mark Burnett to host her own television talk show. Published May 14, 2013