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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 [email protected]. 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

Glenn Beck (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Glenn Beck says he regrets ‘helping tear the country apart’

Top television and radio host Glenn Beck said in an interview with Megyn Kelly on Fox News that he regrets some of his time at the cable network, when he hosted his own show, and admitted that he ratcheted rhetoric that helped drive a political wedge in America. Published January 22, 2014

The Rev. Jarrett Maupin, center, an Arizona civil rights activist, speaks during a news conference in Phoenix, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, after an Arizona State University fraternity hosted a distasteful party in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, replete with racist stereotypes and offensive costumes. Maupin is calling on the school to expel all students involved and permanently ban the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity from campus. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff)

Arizona fraternity suspended over racial tone of MLK party

A fraternity at Arizona State University was forced to suspend operations after members hosted a party on Martin Luther King Jr. Day that was deemed distasteful by some and outright racist by others. Published January 22, 2014

** FILE ** Alexander Litvinenko (AP Photo/Alistair Fuller)

Russia reach: Kremlin could have poisoned ex-KGB agent, coroner says

It’s the stuff of crime novels. But the family of a Russian spy who was poisoned to death after drinking tea with two ex-KGB agents in London say his death was government-ordered, and on Tuesday, a coroner asserted that accusation may very well be true. Published January 21, 2014

Smith & Wesson unveiled their new .460 caliber revolver dubbed “Backpack Cannon†last week.

Smith & Wesson unveils monster .460 caliber gun: The ‘Backpack Cannon’

Smith & Wesson has unveiled the monster of all monster handguns at the recent "Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show" in Las Vegas: A .460 caliber beast with a 3-inch barrel, high-visibility sights and a synthetic shock absorber on the handle — a likely necessary addition for so much firepower. Published January 21, 2014

Amigo, a white robot the size of a person, uses information gathered by other robots to move towards a table to pick up a carton of milk and deliver it to an imaginary patient in a mock hospital room at the Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands, Wednesday Jan. 15, 2014. A group of five of Europe's top technical universities, together with technology conglomerate Royal Philips NV, are launching an open-source system dubbed "RoboEarth" Thursday. The heart of the mission is to accelerate the development of robots and robotic services via efficient communication with a network, or "cloud". (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

An Army of robots: U.S. general says that wave is on the way

The U.S. Army is rapidly moving toward development of a more agile and quicker deploying force – and that includes the replacement of up to 1,000 infantry soldiers with robots and other unmanned technological devices, said Gen. Robert Cone, at a recent military symposium in Virginia. Published January 21, 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 **

Muslim Brotherhood gets security bypass at JFK Airport

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood traveling to the United States were given special treatment normally reserved for dignitaries and allowed to bypass certain security screens at John F. Kennedy International Airport, newly released documents revealed. Published January 21, 2014

Police investigate a car, left, at the athletic center of Widener University in Chester, Pa. after a student was shot Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Authorities warned students to remain indoors until further notice. (AP Photo/Delaware County Daily Times, Robert J. Gurecki)  PHILLY METRO OUT

Pennsylvania university resumes classes amid search for shooter

Police on Tuesday were still seeking the gunman who shot a student at Widener University, a school located just outside Philadelphia, but administrators in the meantime called for classes to resume and campus activities to return to normal. Published January 21, 2014

Monsignor Nunzio Scarano, shown in an undated photo in Salerno, Italy, is accused of corruption and slander in connection with a plot to smuggle 20 million euros ($26 million) into Italy from Switzerland without reporting it to customs officials. (AP Photo/Francesco Pecoraro)

Vatican monsignor faces money-laundering charges

A Vatican monsignor who's already facing charges for his alleged role in a plot to smuggle $26 million from Switzerland to Italy is now under fire for a different crime: He's accused of using his very own accounts at the Vatican bank to launder money. Published January 21, 2014

** FILE ** Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis speaks during his induction into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in Newark, N.J., in May 2010. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz, File)

Olympian Carl Lewis claims N.J. Gov. Chris Christie toppled political career

The latest fallout in the New Jersey road-closing scandal that's hit hard at Chris Christie is that Olympian Carl Lewis — a record-setting sprinter who won nine gold medals in track and field — claims the governor frustrated his political aspirations to protect a friend. Published January 21, 2014