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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

** FILE ** Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his legal team arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington on Feb. 20, 2013. (Associated Press)

Letters to Jesse Jackson Jr. judge: Please see that he 'pays dearly'

Give him the max — that's the call from plenty of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s former constituents, who would like the judge to sentence him to the full four years of jail time for his admitted campaign spending improprieties while he was a congressman. Published May 10, 2013

** FILE ** The International Space Station is photographed by a thermal imaging camera aboard the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft as it approaches the station on Thursday, May 24, 2012. (AP Photo/NASA)

International Space Station springs a leak

The International Space Station has sprung a leak and is releasing ammonia coolant that's used to keep its solar-panel power equipment up and running. Published May 10, 2013

**FILE** A person inserts a debit card into an ATM machine in Pittsburgh on Jan. 5, 2013. (Associated Press)

Cyber thieves net $45M in ATM hack; 27 countries hit

Cyber thieves cashed in on $45 million from two Middle Eastern banks in a matter of hours in what's being billed as one of the biggest heists to hit financial facilities in history. Published May 10, 2013

A Bangladeshi woman cries after failed attempts on finding her missing daughter at a makeshift morgue in Savar, near Dhaka, Thursday, May 9, 2013, after the collapse of a garment factory building. (AP Photo/Ismail Ferdous)

Fire kills 8 in second Bangladesh factory disaster

For the second time in just a couple weeks, Bangladesh's garment industry has been hit by disaster — this time, from a fire that swept an 11-story clothing manufacturing facility, killing eight on Thursday. Published May 9, 2013