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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** President Obama discusses the continuing budget talks in the briefing room of the White House on July 19, 2011. (Associated Press)

Obama admits budget deal could prove impossible

President Obama admitted that efforts to reach a budget deal may be at an impasse if Republicans aren't willing to raise taxes without attaching caveats on entitlement spending. Published March 13, 2013

** FILE ** Dolphins swim in the Navesink River, near the Shrewsbury, in Sea Bright, N.J., on June 24, 2008. (Associated Press)

'Attack' dolphins go on the lam, looking for love

A Ukrainian "attack" dolphin military operation may have hit a glitch. Apparently, three love-hungry mammals have broken their bonds and escaped a naval training base on the Crimean peninsula, in pursuit of suitable mates, The Huffington Post reports. Published March 13, 2013

** FILE ** Lufthansa airplanes park at the Duesseldorf airport in western Germany. (Associated Press)

EU unveils bill of rights for airline travelers

Members of the European Commission have unveiled a proposal — a sort of bill of rights — that recognizes airline travelers as humans with needs, not cargo to be carted. Published March 13, 2013

** FILE ** President Obama is seen during his meeting with Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on March 12, 2013. (Associated Press)

Obama: My goal isn't to balance budget

President Obama said during Tuesday comments on the federal budget that his goal was to fix the economy — not balance revenues with expenditures. Published March 13, 2013

** FILE ** Park Geun-hye (center), South Korea's new president, arrives for the official dinner at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Ms. Park took office as the country's first female president earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Kim Jae-hwan, Pool)

North Korea decries South Korea's 'swish of skirt'

North Korean high-ranking officials finally publicly recognized South Korea's first female president — but with a gender bash. Military officials decried the South's "swish of skirt," a derogatory swipe at South Korea's president, Park Guen-hye. Published March 13, 2013