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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

Secretary of State John Kerry wraps France stop — flub free

Secretary of State John Kerry wrapped his meeting in France with President Francois Hollande just as U.S. officials announced they were nearing a decision about arming rebels in Syria, the nation once controlled by French rulers. Published February 27, 2013

**FILE** JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, head of the largest bank in the United States, testifies on June 13, 2012, before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

JPMorgan Chase cutting 4,000 jobs

JPMorgan Chase is trimming expenses by $1 billion and cutting 1.5 percent of its workforce, company executives announced Tuesday Published February 26, 2013

** FILE ** Sierra Schreiner prepares an iced coffee April 27 at Cafe Madeleine in San Francisco. (Associated Press)

Coffee police call for more regulation of caffeine

Step away from the coffee pot. A professor at two universities in Iceland and Ireland is sounding the alarm on rising caffeine-related death tolls and calling on the United States and other countries to fill the "regulatory vacuum" in this area. Published February 26, 2013

** FILE ** Pope Benedict XVI leaves St. Peter's Basilica on a mobile platform at the end of a Mass at the Vatican on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope Benedict XVI says goodbye — to his red shoes

Retiring Pope Benedict XVI gets to keep a couple titles — "Your Holiness Benedict XVI" and "emeritus pope" — and his white cassock. But he's turning in his signature red shoes and going brown. Published February 26, 2013

** FILE ** The reverse side of a $5 gold coin struck at the New Orleans Mint in 1844 is shown.

Nevada recluse's gold fortune to be auctioned for taxes

Carson City, Nev., officials have hit pay dirt. Cleanup crews called to empty the home of recently deceased recluse Walter Samaszko Jr. found a stash of gold — and taxes will eat up half of it. Published February 26, 2013

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Prominent member of Chinese Communist Party flips out at airport

A prominent member of China's Communist Party went on a rampage at Kunming Changshui International Airport, after the stresses of a poor travel experience finally took their toll. A video of the scene, meanwhile, has gone viral online. Published February 26, 2013

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks on rubble of a base destroyed from a Syrian forces airstrike, at Jabal al-Zaweya village of Sarjeh, in Idlib, Syria, Monday Feb. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Syrian military targets Aleppo, leaving at least 141 dead

A human rights group reports that military forces for Syrian President Bashar Assad have shot several ballistic missiles into the rebel stronghold city of Aleppo, leaving at least 141 adults and children dead. Published February 26, 2013

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