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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Iranian women chant slogans while holding anti-U.S. placards during a demonstration in front of the former U.S. Embassy, during Ashoura, when Muslim Shiites mark the death of 7th century Imam Hussein, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

‘Death to America’ rallies sweep Iran

Thousands of demonstrators chanted "Death to America" in the streets of Iran Tuesday, marking the 1979 overthrow of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran by militant students. Published November 4, 2014

Wayne Richard Wells, who performed under the name Wayne Static as frontman for the industrial metal band Static-X, has died. He was 48. (Wikipedia)

Static-X frontman Wayne Static dies at 48

Wayne Richard Wells, who performed under the name Wayne Static as frontman for the industrial metal band Static-X, has died. He was 48. Published November 2, 2014

Just four days after Wal-Mart apologized and removed Monday an online shopping category titled "Fat Girl Costumes," it's now doing the same for a particular costume called the "Pashtun Papa." (Wal-Mart)

Wal-Mart apologizes for bearded 'Pashtun Papa' costume

It's been a tough week for Wal-Mart. Four days after it apologized and removed an online shopping category titled "Fat Girl Costumes," the retail giant is now doing the same for a particular costume called the "Pashtun Papa." Published November 2, 2014