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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

Workers at Freedom Industries continue through the night to empty storage tanks of chemicals into tanker trucks at it's plant in Charleston, Va., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.  A chemical spill at the company has deprived 300,000 West Virginians of clean tap water for four days.(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

West Virginia water woes near end, as chemical spill almost cleaned

West Virginia health authorities on Monday promised the 300,000 residents who have been brushing and bathing with bottled water for five days that the ban on tap was almost over, and the chemicals that polluted a nearby waterway were nearly cleaned. Published January 13, 2014

Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman is followed by journalists as he arrives at the Capital International Airport in Beijing from Pyongyang, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. A squad of former basketball stars led by Rodman had a friendly game with North Korean basketball players in Pyongyang. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

Dennis Rodman sorry for failing Kenneth Bae: ‘It’s not my fault’

Former basketball great Dennis Rodman said sorry on Monday once again, this time for failing to bring about any assistance for imprisoned American Kenneth Bae while visiting North Korea and presenting Kim Jong-un with a birthday exhibition game. Published January 13, 2014

West Virginia State Troopers fill water jugs at the Kmart in Elkview, W.Va., Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Emergency crews are setting up water depots at many locations around the state following a chemical spill Thursday on the Elk River that compromised the public water supply to nine counties. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)

U.S. attorney launches investigation of W. Virginia chemical spill

A U.S. attorney announced a formal investigation Friday into a chemical company that’s blamed for releasing potentially dangerous liquids into a West Virginia waterway, the Elk River, cutting off almost 300,000 residents from their tap water supplies. Published January 10, 2014

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, file photo, a McDonald's restaurant sign is seen at a McDonald's restaurant in Chicago. McDonald's Corp. has shut down a website, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, intended to provide employees with work and life guidance after it generated negative publicity for the fast-food company. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

McDonald’s sued for hot coffee incident yet again

In a case of déjà vu all over again, McDonald’s is being sued for serving coffee that’s touted as too hot by a woman who claims injuries from a spill — just like 20 years ago. Published January 10, 2014

** FILE ** New Jersey Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski, D-Sayreville, N.J., answers a question at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, after a top aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was linked through emails and text messages to a seemingly deliberate plan to create traffic gridlock in a town at the base of the George Washington Bridge after its mayor refused to endorse Christie for re-election.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

N.J. Democrat: Christie’s ‘Bridgegate’ just ‘tip of the cover-up’

One of New Jersey’s leading Democrats says the information that’s been given the press and public about Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal is just the tip of the iceberg, and that further investigation will reveal that the cover-up runs deeper than initially believed. Published January 10, 2014