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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

Members of the St. Louis Rams raise their arms in awareness of the events in Ferguson, Mo.,  as they walk onto the field during introductions before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in St. Louis. From left are Stedman Bailey (12), Tavon Austin (11), Jared Cook, (89) Chris Givens (13) and Kenny Britt (81). The players said after the game, they raised their arms in a "hands up" gesture to acknowledge the events in Ferguson. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

NFL: Rams to face no punishment for 'hands up, don't shoot' Ferguson protest

The NFL said Monday it will not fine or otherwise discipline the Rams players who struck a "hands up, don't shoot" stance as they entered the playing field Sunday -- a show of solidarity with Ferguson-area protesters that angered members of St. Louis Police Officers Association. Published December 1, 2014

In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, George Clooney arrives at the Aman hotel in Venice, Italy. Clooney made an appearance at New York Comic Con, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, for a panel on his upcoming film, "Tomorrowland."  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) ** FILE **

George Clooney blasted by Christian Bale: 'Stop whining'

George Clooney's complaints about paparazzi didn't go over well with his Hollywood compadre Christian Bale, who told a nationally read magazine that the newlywed ought to quit the crying — that it was "boring" and obnoxious. Published December 1, 2014

FILE - In this July 25, 2013 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, arrives at the cemeteries of fallen fighters of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Korea's spy agency says it has an explanation of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's mysterious 6-week-long public absence.  An aide for a South Korean lawmaker says the National Intelligence Agency told legislators on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014,  that a foreign doctor operated on Kim in September or October to remove a cyst from his right ankle. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

North Korea slams U.S. as 'tundra of human rights'

North Korea used the failure of a grand jury to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer for fatally shooting a black teen as an opportunity to slam the United States as subpar on human rights. Published December 1, 2014

President Barack Obama, joined by his daughters Malia, right, and Sasha, center, speaks at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, during the presidential turkey pardon ceremony, an annual Thanksgiving tradition. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Elizabeth Lauten resigns, GOPer blasted Sasha, Malia

Elizabeth Lauten, the GOP staffer who faced widespread criticisms for posting on Facebook a blistering rebuke of the choice of dress of President Obama's daughters, Sasha and Malia, said Monday she's resigning. Published December 1, 2014

Girl Scouts from the Texas Council sell cookies,  Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, in Dallas. The Girl Scouts have marked their 90th year in the cookie business by getting most of the artificial fat out of all varieties of their iconic treats, which had been under attack by a few health-focused consumer groups. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) ** FILE **

Girl Scouts overturn ban on Internet cookie sales

The Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. has given up its longstanding ban on selling its signature cookies online, and said OK to the "Digital Cookie" platform to help sell and ship around the country. Published December 1, 2014