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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

Vice President Joe Biden is introduced by Holocaust survivor Nesse Godin as he arrives to address the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly at the Gaylord National Harbor Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Md., Monday, Nov. 10, 2104. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Joe Biden on Israel: We're friends, but sometimes friends fight

Vice President Joseph R. Biden tried to warm relations between Israel and the United States on Monday, telling a Jewish Foundations of North America crowd that the two nations remain steadfast friends — but that sometimes, even friends fight. Published November 10, 2014

Latvia's Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics is seen at the start of an EU foreign ministers meeting at the EU Council building in Luxembourg in this Monday, April 14, 2014, file photo. Latvia's Foreign Minister has announced on Twitter that he's gay, becoming the first openly homosexual Cabinet member in the Baltic country. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Edgars Rinkevics, Latvia minister, comes out as gay in tweet

Edgars Rinkevics, the foreign minister of Latvia, sent out a Twitter message announcing he's gay — a somewhat shocker of a statement that was shared and retweeted over a thousand times in just a few short hours. Published November 7, 2014

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to reporters after voting at Briarwood Elementary School in Bowling Green, Ky., on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Austin Anthony)

Mitch McConnell A-OK with Rand Paul for president

Presumptive Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he's aware that Sen. Rand Paul hasn't yet decided on a 2016 presidential run — but that if he does go for it, that's OK by him. Published November 7, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel listens at left as Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin E. Dempsey speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Martin Dempsey: U.S. troops' Ebola deployment could last 18 months

U.S. troops may spend up to 18 months on Ebola-related deployments in West Africa — mostly to provide comfort to sufferers and serve as a stabilizing force for the governments, said Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Published November 7, 2014

In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, file photo, a Home Depot sign is shown in Nashville, Tenn. The Home Depot Inc. said Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, that hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to the payment card data it previously disclosed. It says the hackers accessed its network from a third-party vendor. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Home Depot says 53M emails stolen in 5-month hack

Home Depot reported that 53 million email addresses of customers and clients were stolen over the course of five months — the largest data security breach for a retailer in history, analysts said. Published November 7, 2014

A pro-democracy protester walks at a main road in the occupied area of the Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Hong Kong democracy protesters clash with police

Protesters in Hong Kong, demanding more democracy from their government, clashed with police for about four hours on Thursday, witnesses and authorities said. Published November 6, 2014