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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

Israeli explosives experts stand by an rocket fired from the northern Gaza Strip that landed near the coastal city of Ashkelon, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. It was the first such projectile from the Palestinian territory to hit Israel since Israel-Gaza hostilities last November. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Israel hit by rocket from Gaza Strip, as tensions mount

Police say a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip caused damage just south of the city of Ashkelon, as tensions continue to mount between Israelis and Palestinians, just weeks before President Obama is due to make his first visit to the area. Published February 26, 2013

** FILE ** In this Wednesday, May 24, 2006, file photo, tourists take a hot air balloon tour over Luxor, Egypt. (AP Photo/Mohammed Anan, File)

Hot air balloon crash in Egypt kills 19

At least 19 have been reported killed after the hot air balloon they were riding crashed near Luxor, one of Egypt's top tourist destinations, according to a report from a security official. Published February 26, 2013

Iran dismisses 'Argo' as 'advertisement for the CIA'

Iran's state-run media dismissed the award-winning "Argo" as little more than propaganda, calling it an "advertisement for the CIA" and characterizing it as offensive to Muslims. Published February 25, 2013

** FILE ** U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens to a reporter's question during a joint news conference with Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague, not seen, following their meeting in central London, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. This is the first overseas trip for the U.S. Secretary of State in his new role. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, pool)

Secretary of State John Kerry invents new country: 'Kyrzakhstan'

Newly minted Secretary of State John Kerry is sweeping through Europe and the Middle East on a nine-nation tour, meeting with top global heads to forge diplomatic relations — and, apparently, even creating new countries. Published February 25, 2013

Scientists discover lost continent under Indian Ocean

Scientists say they have discovered an entire continent under the Indian Ocean that had detached itself from the then-supercontinent of Rodina and disappeared millions of years ago. Published February 25, 2013

Carts full of merchandise ordered online are rolled to the main packing area for shipping at the warehouse in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 29, 2008. "Cyber Monday," coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed a spike in online sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving when people returned to their work computers, is the next in a line of days that stores are counting on to jump-start the holiday shopping season. This year it is expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third year in a row. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

Silicon Valley launches immigration reform campaign

Entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and social media experts from Silicon Valley are planning a "virtual march" on Washington to push lawmakers to open the doors for businesses to hire immigrants who are skilled in the engineering field. Published February 25, 2013