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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

Swedish golfer inspires by fighting through spider attack to finish match

Talk about love of the game. When Swedish golfer Daniela Holmqvist was bitten by what she thought was a spider carrying deadly venom, she didn't quit and head for hospital care. Rather, she scooped out the venom with her golf tee and went on to finish the match. Published February 14, 2013

** FILE ** In this Oct. 1, 2012 photo, an American Airlines airplane taxis for take off from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

American Airlines, US Airways to merge

Following years of bankruptcy filings and debt consolidations, American Airlines and US Airways are expected to announce a merger Thursday, lowering the total of major carriers in the industry to four. Published February 14, 2013

Photographs by Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times
A crowd estimated at 50,000 takes part in TheCall DC, a Christian rock concert and day of prayer and fasting, Saturday on the National Mall.

Taxpayers pick up Asian hip-hop tour promoted by U.S. State Department

The U.S. State Department is going hip-hop. The department's Bureau of Educations and Cultural Affairs said it's sending the San Francisco-based hip hop group, Audiopharmacy, on a Southeast Asia and Pacific tour, as part the federal agency's American Music Abroad program. Published February 13, 2013

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, New York Democrat (Associated Press) **FILE**

Democratic lawmaker heralds Obama as the next FDR

A Democratic congresswoman is heralding President Obama as the next New Dealing Franklin Delano Roosevelt in gushing praise on the House floor following the Tuesday-evening State of the Union. Published February 13, 2013