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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.

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Mar 07 2017

Afghan women fencers aim to parry prejudice

KABUL In Kabul's national sports stadium, two young women fencers take guard, their faces covered with protective wire masks as they stand off warily, foils circling before they thrust at their opponent.

Feb 28 2017

Afghan capital's thirsty residents dig deep to combat drought, overuse

KABUL A growing population is straining water supplies in Afghanistan's capital, forcing those who can afford it to dig unregulated wells ever deeper to tap a falling water table. | Video

Dec 07 2016

Female Afghan cyclists push boundaries one wheelie at a time

KABUL Brushing aside suicide bombings and public scorn, the young women of Afghanistan's first freestyle cycling club hope their pop-a-wheelies, bunnyhops and backflips will trailblaze a new path for future generations in this conservative Muslim nation. | Video

Aug 01 2016

Taliban claim Kabul bomb attack on compound used by foreigners

KABUL A Taliban truck bomb exploded outside a protected hotel compound used by foreign service contractors in Kabul on Monday, ripping a deep crater in the ground and leaving a tangle of wreckage but causing few casualties. | Video

Apr 11 2016

Helicopters overhead as British actors bring Hamlet to Kabul

KABUL Occasionally fighting to be heard over the clatter of helicopters flying into the nearby NATO headquarters, British actor Naeem Hayat delivers Hamlet's reflections on mortality and retribution to a shivering audience in Kabul. | Video

Jan 02 2016

Suicide bombing hits restaurant in Afghan capital Kabul

KABUL A suicide attack on a French restaurant in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday killed a 12-year-old boy and wounded more than a dozen other people, officials said. | Video

Jan 01 2016

Suicide bombing hits restaurant in Afghan capital Kabul

KABUL A suicide attack on a French restaurant in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday killed a 12-year-old boy and wounded more than a dozen other people, officials said. | Video

Jan 01 2016

Suicide bombing hits restaurant in Afghan capital Kabul

KABUL A suicide attack on a French restaurant in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday killed a 12-year-old boy and wounded more than a dozen other people, officials said.

Jan 01 2016

Suicide bombing hits restaurant in Afghan capital Kabul

KABUL A suicide attack on a French restaurant in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday killed a 12-year-old boy and wounded more than a dozen other people, officials said.

Dec 28 2015

One killed, 33 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

KABUL A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least one person and wounded 33 on Monday in an attack on a road near a school close to Kabul airport, officials in the Afghan capital said, two weeks after a major insurgent assault in the city. | Video

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