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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

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Catholic Church in Brooklyn to compensate sexual abuse victims

NEW YORK The Roman Catholic Church in the New York City borough of Brooklyn has set up a compensation program for victims of sexual abuse by its clergy, the Diocese of Brooklyn said on Thursday.

Jun 20 2017

Family declines autopsy for U.S. student released by North Korea

An Ohio coroner, abiding by family wishes, has performed an external examination instead of a full autopsy on the body of the U.S. student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and sent home in a coma, the agency said on Tuesday. | Video

Jun 12 2017

New York City to make some minor offenses fines, not crimes

NEW YORK New York City will release new rules for police on Tuesday curbing the practice of bringing criminal charges against people caught drinking alcohol or urinating in public, among other minor offenses, in a shift championed by civil rights advocates.

Jun 12 2017

New York City to make some minor offenses fines, not crimes

NEW YORK New York City will release new rules for police on Tuesday curbing the practice of bringing criminal charges against people caught drinking alcohol or urinating in public, among other minor offenses, in a shift championed by civil rights advocates.

May 31 2017

New York City police officer charged with murder in woman's shooting

NEW YORK A New York City police sergeant was charged on Wednesday with murdering an emotionally disturbed black woman whom he shot inside her apartment last year, police and prosecutors said.

May 31 2017

New York City police officer charged with murder in woman's shooting

NEW YORK A New York City police sergeant was charged on Wednesday with murdering an emotionally disturbed black woman whom he shot inside her apartment last year, police said.

May 30 2017

U.S. appeals court sides with transgender student in bathroom case

NEW YORK A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday affirmed a lower court's preliminary ruling that a transgender boy must be allowed to use the boys' bathrooms at his high school in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

May 30 2017

U.S. appeals court sides with transgender student in bathroom case

NEW YORK A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday affirmed a lower court's preliminary ruling that a transgender boy must be allowed to use the boys' toilets at his high school in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

May 30 2017

U.S. appeals court sides with transgender student in bathroom case

NEW YORK, May 30 A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday affirmed a lower court's preliminary ruling that a transgender boy must be allowed to use the boys' toilets at his high school in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

May 19 2017

Three in critical condition after car plows through Times Square

NEW YORK Three people remained in critical condition on Friday after a driver plowed into pedestrians in New York City's Times Square the day before, killing a young woman on vacation and injuring her sister and 19 others, police said. | Video

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