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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


Don Imus: 'Jesus may have been gay'

Syndicated radio talk show host Don Imus has come under fire for comments he made during a recent broadcast in which he suggested that Jesus was a homosexual. Published April 5, 2013

** FILE ** Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner with Pope Francis in this Twitter photo posted on Kirchner's social media page.

Uruguay head calls Argentina's Cristina Kirchner 'old hag'

Uruguay President Jose Mujica committed a diplomatic blunder Thursday when he failed to notice his microphone's on button and referred to his counterpart, Argentina's Cristina Kirchner, and her husband, with a disparaging comments. Published April 5, 2013

** FILE ** The tails of Qantas planes are lined up at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Qantas airline bans pork in deference to Islam

Qantas, which just forged a partnership with the Middle Eastern airline Emirates, has banned all pork on its menu for travelers going to and from Europe in respect for Islam. Published April 5, 2013

** FILE ** In this April 3, 2013, photo, a worker pushes a cart as live pigeons are sold at a cage at a poultry wholesale market in Shanghai China. China announced a sixth death from the new bird flu H7N9 strain Friday, while authorities in Shanghai halted the sale of live fowl and slaughtered all poultry at a market where the virus was detected in pigeons being sold for meat. The first cases were announced Sunday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

China kills 20,000 birds in flu investigation

Chinese officials put to death 20,000-plus birds on Friday after an investigation into an unusual strain of flu that was sweeping the region led back to a Shanghai live-poultry trading facility. Published April 5, 2013