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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

Islamic State to John Kerry: You're an 'old uncircumcised geezer'

Islamic State terrorists have released a new video calling on lone wolf attacks in the United States — and taking potshots at America's leaders, characterizing President Obama as the "mule of the Jews" and labeling Secretary of State John Kerry as out-of-touch and ineffective. Published September 22, 2014

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Baltimore in this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo. The NFL players' union has appealed the league's indefinite suspension of Ray Rice, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Ray Rice's defense: The video footage of my punch was wrongly edited

Former Baltimore Raven star Ray Rice has a plan for winning his appeal to overturn his indefinite suspension from the NFL — prove that the much-watched video of his punch-out of then-fiance Janay Palmer was actually unfairly edited to paint him a poor light. Published September 22, 2014

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois G. Lerner has been at the center of a scandal involving her erased hard drive and missing emails. (Associated Press)

Lois Lerner breaks silence: I'm 'not sorry for anything I did'

Lois Lerner, the former IRS director accused of using her position to delay nonprofit applications to scores of conservative and tea party groups, has broken her wall of silence in a sit-down interview with Politico to say: "I didn't do anything wrong." Published September 22, 2014

People fill the street during the People's Climate March, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in New York. Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth — in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

400K rally for climate change in New York City streets

More than 400,000 reportedly showed up for a rally in New York City aimed at showing the world that the United States not only cares about climate change, but will take the lead on proposals to curb carbon — a "People's Climate March" that comes just days before an important U.N. climate conference. Published September 22, 2014

Passengers from a tour bus are treated for injuries near the overturned bus at the Tybouts Corner on ramp from southbound Del. 1 to Red Lion Road. Officials at the scene reported one fatality and several injuries from the crash the 4:20 p.m. crash on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Bear, Del. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, John J. Jankowski)

Delaware bus disaster leaves 2 dead, 47 injured

Two women were killed and 47 others injured when the tour bus they were riding in capsized on a Delaware road while returning from a sightseeing trip to the nation's capital. Published September 22, 2014

House Speaker Newt Gingrich advised millennials not to give up on the pursuit of happiness. (AP Photo/File)

Newt Gingrich, Tom DeLay lukewarm on arming Syrians, dubious Obama is up to the task

Former Majority Leader Tom DeLay and former Speaker Newt Gingrich, leaders of the 1994 Republican-led revolution that swept through Congress, agreed in a recent interview that America needs to fight radical Islamism -- but neither were enthusiastic about the idea of President Obama leading that charge. Published September 18, 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a a fundraiser in Lower Manhattan benefiting two union-backed Sept. 11 victims' advocacy groups, in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. The former U.S. senator from New York and potential 2016 presidential candidate called on union members to mobilize to fight for the extension of the James Zadroga Act. The 2010 law provides medical treatment and compensation to those affected by the attack and is set to expire in 2015 and 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hillary Clinton blasted by the left in secret emails

Emails making the rounds among leftist voices show former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton might not be the shoe-in Democratic presidential pick after all -- that many consider her way too hawkish and far too buddy-buddy with Wall Street. Published September 18, 2014

Scene from the film Zero Dark Thirty.

Pentagon poised to curb Hollywood from tapping soldiers for films

The Pentagon is mulling new measures that would prevent Hollywood from tapping into the active military force to provide assistance — including on-screen acting — for new movies without written Department of Defense permission. Published September 18, 2014

Bonnie McAdams joins others calling for the release of Marine Andrew Tahmooressi who was detained by the Mexican government  for crossing the border with weapons, during a rally outside the Stanford Mansion where Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto  will appear with Gov. Jerry Brown, in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Marine Corps vets walk 300 miles to tell Obama: Free Tahmooressi

Two former Marines -- Lance Cpl. Terry Sharpe and fellow Marine Allen Brown -- have taken their plea to free Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi to the streets, walking nearly 300 miles to Washington to petition President Obama in person. Published September 18, 2014