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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SHIKHARPUR, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the village of Shikharpur in Nepal's remote Himalayan foothills, the faint sound of water can be heard trickling through a large metal pump.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Caribbean island of Dominica, still reeling from Hurricane Maria last September, is on the "frontline of the war on climate change" and has only five months to prepare for the next hurricane season, its foreign minister said.
LONDON, Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's farmers took one step closer to growing "super crops" and breeding higher-yielding dairy cows as Bill Gates, one of the world's richest men, and Britain announced funding for innovative agricultural projects in Scotland on Friday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Playing football, singing in the church choir or talking to a trusted confidant could do more to help girl soldiers recover from traumatic experiences in Democratic Republic of Congo than traditional humanitarian projects, a charity said.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Technology that could avoid the equivalent of 100 garbage bags of plastic waste being created per second received a funding boost at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Four out of every five dollars of wealth generated in 2017 ended up in the pockets of the richest one percent, while the poorest half of humanity got nothing, a report published by Oxfam found on Monday. | Video
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's Co-op supermarket has extended a job scheme that recruits victims of modern slavery who have been rescued or have escaped exploitation, and urged other brands to get on board.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Evian became the latest big brand to turn its back on polluting plastics on Thursday, pledging to make its water bottles from recycled materials by 2025.
LONDON, Jan 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fighting in Ukraine that erupted in 2014 escalated the spread of HIV throughout the country as millions of infected people were uprooted by violence, a study published on Monday found.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A committee of British lawmakers will launch an inquiry on Monday into the sexual harassment of women and girls in public places such as streets, public transport, shops, bars and clubs.