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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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Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in film as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday at the age of 91, his family said. | Video

1:00am EDT

Millions of Americans await awe-inspiring total solar eclipse

SALMON, Idaho/MURPHY, N.C., Aug 21 Millions of Americans armed with protective glasses are taking positions along a slender ribbon of land cutting diagonally across the United States to marvel at the first total solar eclipse to unfold from coast to coast in nearly a century.

Aug 20 2017

Millions of Americans to gaze upon Monday's once-in-a-lifetime eclipse

Twilight will fall at midday on Monday, stars will glimmer and birds will roost in an eerie stillness as millions of Americans and visitors witness the first total solar eclipse to traverse the United States from coast to coast in 99 years. | Video

Aug 19 2017

Millions of Americans to gaze upon Monday's once-in-a-lifetime eclipse

Aug 19 Twilight will fall at midday on Monday, stars will glimmer and birds will roost in an eerie stillness as millions of Americans and visitors witness the first total solar eclipse to traverse the United States from coast to coast in 99 years.

Aug 15 2017

America's total eclipse floods market with fake sunglasses

LOS ANGELES When millions of Americans turn their faces skyward to witness the nation's first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in a century, many will reach for specially designed sunglasses, but experts caution the public to stay clear of unsafe counterfeits.

Aug 10 2017

U.S. wildfire preparedness raised to highest level

LOS ANGELES U.S. fire managers on Thursday raised the nation's wildfire readiness status to its highest level for the first time in two years, as California and several other Western states faced heightened danger from lightning storms.

Aug 04 2017

U.S. appeals court agrees to reconsider 'Making a Murderer' conviction

A U.S. appeals court in Chicago on Friday agreed to reconsider the decision of a federal judge who overturned the homicide conviction of a Wisconsin man serving a life sentence in a case chronicled in the Netflix television documentary "Making of a Murderer."

Aug 02 2017

Last of 12 escaped Alabama jail inmates recaptured in Florida

The last of 12 inmates who escaped from an Alabama jail over the weekend with the aid of peanut butter was recaptured hundreds of miles away in South Florida on Tuesday by police and FBI agents, according to the sheriff of Martin County, Florida. | Video

Jul 28 2017

U.S. West Coast dockworkers ratify contract extension with shippers

LOS ANGELES Dockworkers at 29 ports in California, Oregon and Washington are expected to ratify a three-year extension of their contract with shipping companies, union officials said on Friday, likely ensuring labor peace on the West Coast waterfront until at least 2022.

Jul 28 2017

U.S. West Coast dockworkers ratify contract extension with shippers

LOS ANGELES, July 28 Dockworkers at 29 ports in California, Oregon and Washington are expected to ratify a three-year extension of their contract with shipping companies, union officials said on Friday, in a move likely to ensure labor peace on the West Coast waterfront until at least 2022.

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