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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., walks through a crowd of young Republicans at the state GOP party headquarters Thursday Oct. 16, 2014, in Concord, N.H. The possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate was in the nation's first presidential primary state to rally voters ahead of the November election.(AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Rand Paul to Michelle Obama: Look at me — I'm at Dunkin' Donuts

Sen. Rand Paul took a playful jab at Michelle Obama and her healthy eating initiatives that condemn all types of junk food, tweeting to her handle to let her know the location of his first New Hampshire stop — Dunkin' Donuts. Published October 17, 2014

The Royal Caribbean International's Explorer of the Seas is docked at Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. U.S. health officials have boarded the cruise liner to investigate an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300 people with gastrointestinal symptoms including vomiting and diarrhea. (AP Photo/Thomas Layer)

Caribbean cruise ship placed on watch for signs of Ebola

The latest in the Ebola scare is that a Caribbean cruise ship has been placed on a watch list over concerns that a female health care worker who handled a lab-specimen from an infected Liberian — who died of the disease — traveled aboard the vessel. Published October 17, 2014

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'Bring Your Bible to School Day' kicks off across America

Focus on the Family, a Christian-based group, has launched a nationwide campaign for students across the nation to carry their Bibles to school on Thursday — an endeavor aimed at pressing the point that religious freedom is alive and well. Published October 16, 2014

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Connecticut hotel visitor arrested for 'aggressive mopping'

Police in Connecticut have arrested and charged a man with second-degree breach of peace after he allegedly grabbed a mop from the hands of a hotel worker and went on an overly "aggressive mopping" spree. Published October 16, 2014

This TV screen shot shows a man with a clipboard on the tarmac with an Ebola patient.

Ebola puzzler: Plainclothes man among hazmat responders sends shockwaves

A man responding to the emergency transport of an Ebola patient in Dallas is sending shockwaves after a news crew captured him on video helping hazmat-outfitted responders with the procedure — wearing nothing but pants, a buttoned-down shirt and sunglasses. Published October 16, 2014

An ambulance carrying Amber Joy Vinson, the second health care worker to be diagnosed with Ebola in Texas, arrives at Emory University Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Atlanta. Vinson was one of the nurses who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan, who died at the Dallas hospital last week of the Ebola virus. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

Two Ohio schools close over Ebola scare from staffer

Two schools in Ohio shut down on Thursday because of fears of Ebola, after administrators realized a staffer may have been aboard the same plane as a nurse from Dallas who contracted the disease. Published October 16, 2014

Obama to announce micro-chip benefit cards Friday

President Obama will visit the headquarters of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Friday where he's expected to announce a new change for those on the government dole — benefit cards currently embedded with a magnetic strip will likely switch over to a microchip. Published October 16, 2014