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Jennifer Pompi

Jennifer Pompi is a general assignment reporter and afternoon slot editor for The Washington Times. Previously, she worked as an editor for AOL/Patch, covering hyperlocal news in Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland. She can be reached at

Articles by Jennifer Pompi

A worker passes an order to a customer at a Panera store in Brookline, Massachusetts. Panera has joined a growing list of restaurants asking gun owners to leave their artillery at home. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Panera to patrons: Leave your guns at home

Panera Bread has become the latest in a growing list of restaurants that are asking patrons to leave their guns at home when coming in for a meal. Published September 8, 2014

FILE - This undated file image made available by the CDC shows the Ebola Virus. As a deadly Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials are working to calm fears that the virus easily spreads, while encouraging those with symptoms to get medical care. (AP Photo/CDC, File)

Patient in New York Hospital tests negative for Ebola

A man that recently visited a West African country who was hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York for gastrointestinal symptoms and a high fever has tested negative for Ebola. Published August 6, 2014

** FILE ** The National Mall offers an breathtaking panoramic view of the U.S. Capitol building, a must-see site on the list of many Washington, D.C., tourists. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

D.C. is America's 'coolest city,' Forbes says

With a hot arts and culture scene, plenty of interesting places to eat and a young and diverse population, Washington, D.C. topped Forbes' 2014 list of America's coolest cities. Published August 6, 2014

Former President Jimmy Carter has co-written an op-ed criticizing Israel's actions in Gaza. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) .  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Jimmy Carter slams Israel in pro-Palestine op-ed

Former president and international peace activist Jimmy Carter is urging the U.S. government to recognize Hamas as a "legitimate political actor" while condemning Israel's actions in the Gaza Strip as a "humanitarian catastrophe" in a new op-ed he co-authored on Published August 5, 2014

FILE - In this undated file image by the CDC shows an ebola Virus. U.S. health officials on Thursday, July 31, 2014, warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries, hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. (AP Photo/CDC, File)

Mount Sinai Hospital: 'Odds are' patient doesn't have Ebola

A New York City hospital is testing a patient for Ebola after he presented to an emergency room with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, but according to one doctor, it is unlikely the patient has the deadly disease. Published August 4, 2014

** FILE ** George F. Will, a Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative American newspaper columnist, journalist and author, is interviewed at his office in Washington's Georgetown district on April 22, 2008. (Associated Press)

Columnist George Will: America should welcome border children fleeing violence

In a comments that seemed to surprise some of his fellow panelists, Fox News contributor and conservative columnist George Will said on Sunday that the U.S. should welcome the unaccompanied minors surging across the southern border, fleeing violence in their home countries, reported Raw Story. Published July 27, 2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton reacts to host Jon Stewart during a taping of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Jon Stewart prods Hillary Clinton about 2016 plans on 'The Daily Show'

Although she touched on the Middle East crisis, her time as secretary of state and even her "dead broke" gaffe, Hillary Rodham Clinton gave no hint about any presidential aspirations during her Tuesday interview with Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show," The Associated Press reported. Published July 15, 2014

Dinesh D'Souza's "America: Imagine the World Without Her" got promising reviews from two major Hollywood publications. It opens nationwide Wednesday.

D'Souza on Costco debacle: 'It was really bizarre'

Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza called Costco's decision to pull his best-selling book off its shelves this month "bizarre" and credited the ensuing social media outcry with causing the wholesaler to restock "America: Imagine a World Without Her." Published July 9, 2014

Lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees have filed motions asking U.S. courts to stop officials from barring the inmates from participating in communal prayers during Ramadan.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Gitmo detainees seek religious freedoms, cite Hobby Lobby ruling

Lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees have filed motions asking U.S. courts to stop officials from barring the inmates from participating in communal prayers during Ramadan, claiming their rights are protected under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and citing the recent Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling in their defense. Published July 6, 2014