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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 09 2017

Alabama executes man convicted of three murders

Alabama executed a 46-year-old man on Thursday for the 1994 murders of three fast-food workers during a late-night robbery, in the 13 execution this year in the United States.

Jun 08 2017

Supreme Court temporarily blocks Alabama execution of man convicted of 3 murders

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily blocked Alabama's execution of a man for the 1994 murders of three fast-food workers during a late-night robbery.

May 26 2017

Alabama executes 75-year-old inmate convicted of 1982 murder

Alabama executed on Friday a 75-year-old inmate who had spent more than three decades on death row and faced seven previous execution dates after he was convicted of killing his girlfriend's husband in 1982. | Video

May 25 2017

Alabama inmate seeking to avoid 8th execution date given temporary reprieve

The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halted the planned Thursday execution of a 75-year-old Alabama prisoner who has spent more than three decades on death row and faced seven previous execution dates.

May 17 2017

Georgia executes by injection murderer seeking firing squad death

ATLANTA Georgia executed a death row inmate early on Wednesday, after U.S. courts rejected his last-minute appeal to be killed by a firing squad, rather than the state's lethal injection protocol, which was used to carry out his capital punishment.

May 17 2017

Georgia murderer who wanted firing squad killed by lethal injection

ATLANTA Georgia executed a convicted robber and murderer by lethal injection early on Wednesday after U.S. courts rejected his appeal to be killed by a firing squad.

May 16 2017

U.S. court rejects Georgia inmate's bid to die by firing squad

ATLANTA A U.S. appeals court has rejected a Georgia death row inmate's motion that his scheduled Tuesday execution by lethal injection be halted and that he be put to death instead by a firing squad, which his lawyers said would be less painful for him.

May 16 2017

U.S. court rejects Georgia inmate's 'firing squad' motion

ATLANTA A U.S. appeals court has rejected a Georgia death row inmate's last-minute appeal to postpone his Tuesday execution by lethal injection and instead compel the state to use a firing squad, which his lawyers claim would be less painful for him.

May 16 2017

U.S. court rejects Georgia inmate's 'firing squad' motion

ATLANTA A U.S. appeals court has rejected a Georgia death row inmate's last-minute appeal to postpone his Tuesday execution by lethal injection and instead compel the state to use a firing squad, which his lawyers claim would be less painful for him.

May 02 2017

U.S. blacks living longer, but health gaps persist: CDC study

ATLANTA African-Americans are generally living longer than in 2000, but health disparities mean they are still more likely to die at a younger age on average than whites, a federal study showed on Tuesday.

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