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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

A presidential foundation and astute historians can do much to guard the legacy of Ronald Reagan in a chaotic age. (Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation) **FILE**

Noam Chomsky: 'Ronald Reagan was an extreme racist — though he denied it'

Noam Chomsky, author and political theorist, called the United States a "very racist society" and then slammed one of its most beloved presidents, Ronald Reagan, as a prime example of a very racist man during an interview on GRITtv about Ferguson-related issues and race relations. Published December 11, 2014

Dick Cheney slammed as 'war criminal' by POLITICO editor

Michael Hirsch, a national editor for Politico Magazine, slammed Dick Cheney in a tweet, calling the former vice president a "war criminal" while referencing a colleague's article about post-Sept. 11 waterboarding. Published December 11, 2014

American journalist James Foley was killed by the Islamic State group Aug. 19, 2014. Foley, from Rochester, N.H., went missing in 2012 in northern Syria while on assignment for Agence France-Press and the Boston-based media company GlobalPost. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Islamic State puts James Foley's body up for sale for $1M

Islamic State terrorists couldn't strike ransom deals with the United States to trade hostages for money — so their newest revenue drive has them attempting to sell the body of James Foley, one of their beheaded victims. Published December 11, 2014

University President Teresa Sullivan speaks during a board of visitors meeting about sexual assault at the University of Virginia in Charlottsville, Va., in this Nov. 25, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/The Daily Progress, Ryan M. Kelly, File)

'Fire University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan' put to petition

Teresa Sullivan, the president of the University of Virginia — the campus at the heart of the Rolling Stone magazine debacle over its since-debunked rape claim piece — has become the target of a petition that calls for her immediate firing. Published December 11, 2014

Dennis Rodman sings "Happy Birthday" to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, seated above in the stands, before an exhibition basketball game at an indoor stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File)

Dennis Rodman on Vladimir Putin: 'You know, he's actually cool'

Former NBA great Dennis Rodman, who's frequently referred to North Korean despot Kim Jong-un as a personal friend, returned from a recent trip to Russia filled with praise for another leader with disreputable roots — the former KGB's Vladimir Putin. Published December 10, 2014

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant gestures while arguing with a referee during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers teammates wear 'I Can't Breathe' shirts for warmups

Kobe Bryant and several of his Los Angeles Lakers' teammates donned "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts for pregame warmups against the Sacramento Kings — the latest athletes to take public stances in the case of Eric Garner, a New York suspect who died an hour or so after a policeman put him in a chokehold. Published December 10, 2014