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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 15 2017

New York college lecturer placed on leave after 'dead cops' comment

A lecturer at a New York City college of criminal justice who wrote on social media that he teaches "future dead cops" was placed on leave on Friday, the school's president said, as the city's mayor called the academic's comment "vile."

Sep 15 2017

New York college lecturer placed on leave after 'dead cops' comment

A lecturer at a New York City college of criminal justice who wrote on social media that he teaches "future dead cops" was placed on leave on Friday, the school's president said, as the city's mayor called the academic's comment "vile."

Sep 14 2017

For first time, NYPD releases body-camera video of fatal shooting

The New York Police Department on Thursday for the first time made public body-camera video showing a fatal shooting involving some of its officers, a release that the patrolmen's union criticized as jeopardizing officers' due process rights.

Sep 13 2017

Congress votes to call on Trump to denounce hate groups

The U.S. Congress passed a resolution late on Tuesday calling on President Donald Trump to condemn hate groups after Trump was criticized for his response to the violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a month ago.

Sep 08 2017

Factbox: Irma vs Andrew: How 2017's big hurricane compares with 1992

Florida Governor Rick Scott has warned that Hurricane Irma, which was barreling toward Florida on Friday, could be more damaging than 1992's Hurricane Andrew which caused more than $26 billion in devastation in the state.

Sep 08 2017

Factbox: Florida's most deadly and destructive hurricanes

Hurricane Irma was churning toward Florida on Friday, prompting the governor to plead with residents in the evacuation zone to flee their homes before the powerful and immense storms slams into the southern half of the state on Sunday.

Sep 06 2017

Wildfires sweep across U.S. West, slow push toward Portland

An Oregon wildfire that has damaged landmarks in the scenic Columbia River Gorge slowed its push toward evacuated houses near the city of Portland on Wednesday, officials said.

Sep 05 2017

Oregon wildfire ravages picturesque gorge, ash chokes communities

A wildfire outside Portland, Oregon, forced hundreds of local residents to evacuate on Tuesday as it ravaged the picturesque Columbia River Gorge and sent burning embers raining on communities miles away. | Video

Sep 03 2017

Largest wildfire in Los Angeles history forces hundreds to evacuate

LOS ANGELES A wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles rapidly grew on Saturday into what the mayor called the largest blaze in the city's history, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people and the closure of a major highway.

Aug 22 2017

Bergdahl to have U.S. Army desertion case heard by judge, not jury

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion and endangerment of U.S. troops for leaving his combat post in Afghanistan in 2009, has chosen to have a judge hear the case instead of a military jury, according to a court filing.

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