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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

** FILE ** In this image made from video released by WikiLeaks on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks during a presentation ceremony for the Sam Adams Award in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo)

Edward Snowden to work with Russia on anti-spy technology

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden announced plans to work with Russia, where he's now residing, to develop anti-surveillance technology aimed at shuttering government spy operations around the globe. Published July 21, 2014

Palestinian rescuers release a lifeless body from the rubble of a house was destroyed by an Israeli missile strike, in Gaza City, Monday, July 21, 2014. On Sunday, the first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price, killing scores of Palestinians and over a dozen Israeli soldiers and forcing thousands of terrified Palestinian civilians to flee their devastated Shijaiyah neighborhood, which Israel says is a major source for rocket fire against its civilians. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Hamas sends in bomb-covered donkey to hit Israeli troops

Hamas terrorists strapped explosives to the underbelly of a donkey and sent it toward a grouping of Israeli troops in the southern city of Rafah over the weekend, forcing soldiers to unleash fire and kill the beast. Published July 21, 2014

This June 30, 2014, file photo shows customers walking into a Hobby Lobby store in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Hobby Lobby owners to build Bible museum near National Mall

Hobby Lobby — the company that just beat back Obamacare's mandate to provide all types of contraceptive coverage to employees, even those believed by Christians to be abortifacients — has a new venture: Owners are building a Bible museum in downtown Washington, D.C. Published July 18, 2014

Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Chance to lunch with Bill, Hillary Clinton sells at auction for $500K

A Chinese business mogul shelled out $500,000 at auction for the privilege of eating lunch with President Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — but when he asked for permission to bring along his kids, his reported answer was a bit shocking: Yes, if you round it up to a cool $1 million. Published July 18, 2014

An Israeli tank moves into position near Israel and Gaza border, Friday, July, 18, 2014. Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave's Hamas rulers. Israel launched the operation late Thursday, following a 10-day campaign of more than 2,000 air strikes against Gaza that had failed to halt relentless Hamas rocket fire on Israeli cities. .(AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

CNN reporter tweets Israelis as 'scum,' then hurries to delete post

A correspondent with CNN reporting from Gaza gave a rundown of the latest in rocket fire being traded between Israel and Hamas, then took to Twitter to give her opinion of Israelis who cheered about bomb hits: They're "scum," she wrote. Published July 18, 2014

** FILE ** In this image made from video released by WikiLeaks on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks during a presentation ceremony for the Sam Adams Award in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo)

Edward Snowden says NSA treats nude file photos as 'fringe benefit'

Edward Snowden's latest revelation about the National Security Agency's surveillance activities is to say that agents who stumble across photographs of naked individuals in their files don't exactly treat them as sensitive documents. Rather, they pass them around to their office pals, he said. Published July 18, 2014