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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

** FILE ** McDonald's Happy Meal was the target of a class-action lawsuit filed in California in 2010 and dismissed by a San Francisco judge in 2012. It had claimed the hamburger chain was violating consumer protection laws and exploiting children's vulnerability to toys to get them to eat nutritionally unbalanced meals that can lead to obesity. (Associated Press)

New York City Council presses to ban McDonald's meal toys

If McDonald's didn't hand out toys, kids would eat better — at least that's the theory of one New York City council member who wants to ban the restaurant from giving out the goodies in its Happy Meal boxes. Published August 22, 2014

Palestinians gather around the rubble of a destroyed house following Israeli strikes in the Rafah refugee camp, Southern Gaza Strip, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Hamas executes 11 suspected informants for Israel

Hamas terrorists on Friday said they've shot and killed — execution style — 11 suspected informants who were accused of helping Israel with its recent airstrikes on a house in Gaza. Published August 22, 2014

Former Rep. Ron Paul describes his new website as a "digital bully pulpit" for early stage political ideas. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Ron Paul: Local police 'not supposed to be warriors'

Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul said the Department of Defense program that transfers military equipment to local police should be disbanded and that local law enforcement officials are not "warriors." Published August 19, 2014

Police advance to clear people Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Brown's shooting has sparked more than a week of protests, riots and looting in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Ferguson dawns with 2 shot, 31 arrested

Any hopes for the National Guard to dispel rioters in Ferguson have been squashed, as Tuesday dawned with two shot and 31 arrested and more chaos in the streets mixed with tear gas and flash grenades. Published August 19, 2014