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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

Lazarus, a mixed-breed dog who survived a euthanasia attempt and a car accident, sits by his new owner, Jane Holston, in Helena, Ala., on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Turned in to an animal shelter by his previous owner, a volunteer found the dog alive in the shelter the morning after he was injected with deadly chemicals. Holston adopted the dog from Two by Two Animal Rescue, which named him Lazarus after the man the Bible says Jesus raised from the dead. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Dog named 'Lazarus' after surviving euthanasia attempt

A dog that was unwanted, at an animal shelter, and given a lethal injection somehow came back to life — and subsequently was named "Lazarus," after the biblical Lazarus that Jesus saved. Published October 6, 2014

This May 24, 2013, file photo shows the empty Delta airlines terminal 3 at JFK airport in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) ** FILE **

Two planes go bump in the night at JFK Airport

A commercial jet sitting on the tarmac at New York City's Kennedy Airport was bumped from behind by a Royal Jordanian plane from Amman, Jordan, that had just flown in from Charleston, S.C. Published October 6, 2014

TSA agents man the checkpoint for pre-cleared passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kent D. Johnson) ** FILE **

TSA agents spill ashes of dead mother during urn search

A grieving son's plans to transport his dead mother's ashes to Puerto Rico and scatter them at sea went awry when Transportation Security Administration agents popped open the urn — and spilled them. Published October 6, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden bites his lip while speaking to students faculty and staff at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass. Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Joe Biden gaffe on being vice president: It's 'a [expletive]'

Joseph Biden made another high-profile, expletive-laced flub during his recent Harvard University address, responding to a question from the vice president of the student body with his off-the-cuff assessment of being second-in-charge. Published October 3, 2014