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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

Emergency workers pull out a woman who was trapped in a building that was destroyed when a tornado ripped through Moore, Okla., on Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Transcript, Kyle Phillips )

Amid Oklahoma debris, U.S. flag emerges as sign of strength, hope

Tragedy, devastation, suffering and loss may be the prevailing moods in Oklahoma, where recent tornadoes have torn apart a whole community of 41,000 and left dozens dead and more than 100 injured. But among the debris now hangs an American flag. Published May 21, 2013

In this 2010 file photo, sailors line the deck of the USS Iwo Jima, an amphibious assault ship, as it passes the skyline of Lower Manhattan on Wednesday in New York Harbor for the start of the 23rd Fleet Week. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Fleet Week canceled as Navy cites sequester

Blame it on the sequester, the Navy said. Military spending cuts have forced the cancellation of a New York City annual institution, Fleet Week, when some of America's largest warships visit the harbor for public viewing. Published May 21, 2013

Israel returns fire, hits Syrian post

Israeli's military on Tuesday shot a Tamuz missile into Syria, destroying a post in retaliation for what it said was three consecutive nights of firing from Syria. Published May 21, 2013

An woman is taken out of a bank in Beersheba, Israel, on Monday, May 20, 2013, after a gunman stormed into the bank in the southern Israeli city in what authorities called either a robbery gone wrong or a revenge killing. (AP Photo/Dudu Greenspan)

4 dead in Israel bank shooting

At least four people are dead following a suspected robbery gone wrong or a revenge shooting at a Bersheeba, Israel, bank on Monday. Published May 20, 2013

** FILE ** In this May 19, 2013, file photo, Egyptian border policemen shout at the closed Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza strip to protest the abduction of their colleagues in Rafah. Rafah, the main crossing point into the Gaza Strip, was closed by policemen that Friday, barring people from going in or out of the Palestinian territory. (AP Photo/Roger Anis, El Shorouk Newspaper)

Egypt sends dozens of tanks into Sinai after abduction

President Mohammed Morsi sent dozens of armored vehicles into Sinai on Monday, in response to a video released over the weekend in which seven Egyptians kidnapped by militants begged for their freedom. Published May 20, 2013

** FILE ** In this May 11, 2011, file photo, attendees chat at the Google IO Developers Conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Teen invents 20-second cell phone charger

A California teenager has invented a device that fully charges a cell phone in 20 seconds flat, and leading technology firms, including Google, are turning interested eyes her way. Published May 20, 2013