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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

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Russian entrepreneurs while visiting a SIBUR Holding petrochemical plant in Voronezh, 534 km (334 miles) south of Moscow, Russia, Thursday, May 23, 2013. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

Russia rocked by magnitude 8 earthquake

Russia's Far East region was rocked on Friday by a powerful earthquake that geologists put between 8.0 and 8.2 on the Richter scale. Published May 24, 2013

Good Samaritan's car stolen by victim he helps — and it gets worse

A Colorado man who stopped to help an accident victim who had rolled his car on the highway and was trapped inside got a real life lesson in the saying, 'no good deed goes unpunished.' Once the victim was freed, he stole the Good Samaritan's truck and fled. Published May 22, 2013

Pope Francis leaves at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope Francis attacks 'savage capitalism' in call for charity

Pope Francis, in a blistering attack on capitalism, said followers of the faith ought to bolster their charitable outreach and dampen their materialist pursuits. He made his comments while visiting a food kitchen on Tuesday. Published May 22, 2013