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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

Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court has told probate judges they should continue to uphold Alabama's man-woman marriage law. He has since been likened in media reports to segregationist Gov. George Wallace. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Chris Cuomo, CNN host, to Roy Moore: 'Our rights do not come from God'

CNN host Chris Cuomo engaged in a somewhat fiery debate with Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore over gay marriage, ultimately telling the top legal mind that God has little to do with making laws for humans and that rights come from a "compromise" of the collective. Published February 12, 2015

Ricardo Trillos, owner of Cao Chocolates, holds a handful of roasted cocoa beans from Patanemo, Venezuela, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Belgian chocolatier: Snort cocoa — it's like a legal high

A Belgian chocolatier named Dominique Persoone who invented the chocolate sniffing device, the Chocolate Shooter, says that all cocoa lovers should consider snorting the powdery confection — that it's like getting a legal high. Published February 11, 2015

Policemen stand guard at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. The State Department has closed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen and evacuated its staff because of the political crisis and security concerns following the takeover of much of the country by Shiite rebels. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Britain, France join U.S. in closing embassies in Yemen

Britain shut down its embassy in Sana'a Wednesday, while French authorities advised citizens at the embassy in Yemen to leave as quickly as possible — the latest in the response to growing violence in the region. Published February 11, 2015

Rep. William Lacy Clay of Missouri

Black lawmakers press Obama to mandate 'sensitivity training' for police

Congressional Black Caucus leaders are pressuring President Obama to create and require sensitivity training for police officers around the nation, which they say is a necessary response in the wake of protests and rallies that erupted from the police shooting of black Missouri teen Michael Brown. Published February 11, 2015