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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

Jun 22 2017

Remnants of tropical storm drench U.S. Gulf Coast, spawn twisters, flooding

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy brought tornadoes and flooding to the U.S. Gulf Coast on Thursday and its heavy rains will drench much of the eastern United States in coming days, forecasters said.

Jun 22 2017

Most U.S. teens have sex by 18, but pregnancies down: CDC study

More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because of increased contraceptive use, according to a U.S. government study released on Thursday.

Jun 15 2017

Search for two Georgia fugitives goes nationwide: local sheriff

The search for two Georgia prison inmates who killed two guards and stole a pickup truck has expanded nationwide, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said on Wednesday. | Video

Jun 13 2017

NBC's Megyn Kelly defends Alex Jones interview after criticism

NBC's Megyn Kelly on Tuesday defended her interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, saying it was important to show why a person who calls the Sandy Hook school massacre a hoax is respected by many Americans, including President Donald Trump.

Jun 09 2017

Virginia appeals re-sentencing ruling for D.C. sniper Malvo

Virginia's attorney general on Friday appealed a May federal court ruling tossing out life prison terms for one of the two men convicted of a 2002 deadly shooting spree in Washington, D.C.

Jun 07 2017

Florida woman sentenced for threatening parent of Sandy Hook victim

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. A Florida woman who believed the 2012 massacre at a Connecticut elementary school was a hoax was sentenced on Wednesday to five months in federal prison after pleading guilty to threatening the father of one of the 20 children killed.

Jun 07 2017

Florida woman sent to prison for threatening Sandy Hook parent

A Florida woman who believed the 2012 massacre at a Connecticut elementary school was a hoax was sentenced to five months in federal prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to threatening a parent of one of the children killed.

Jun 06 2017

Georgia investigating spate of opioid painkiller overdoses

Dozens of drug overdoses, including four fatal ones, in a two-day period in Georgia appear to be linked to potentially lethal substances in opioid painkillers sold on the street, state public health and law enforcement officials said on Tuesday.

Jun 06 2017

Fired factory worker kills five at former Florida workplace

A man who had been fired in April from his job at an awnings factory near Orlando, Florida, returned to his old workplace on Monday and fatally shot five people he had targeted, before killing himself, a county sheriff said. | Video

Jun 05 2017

Fired factory worker kills five at former Florida workplace

A man who had been fired in April from his job at an awnings factory near Orlando, Florida, returned to his old workplace on Monday and fatally shot five people he had targeted, before killing himself, a county sheriff said.

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