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Anna Mehler Paperny

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

9:38am EDT

Flooding expected to worsen in Carolinas after Florence's departure

KINSTON, N.C. Flooding from rain-swollen rivers was expected to worsen across the Carolinas on Thursday and the next couple of days in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which killed 36 people in three states, forecasters said. | Video

6:04am EDT

Hurricane raises questions about rebuilding along North Carolina's coast

RODANTHE, N.C. When Florence was raging last Friday on North Carolina's Outer Banks, the hurricane tore a 40-foot (12-meter) chunk from a fishing pier that juts into the ocean at the state's most popular tourist destination.

Sep 17 2018

In Florence's wake, uncertainty haunts migrant workers

SPIVEY'S CORNER, N.C. Francisco Javier Jaramillo and Victor Chavez should be picking sweet potatoes at a North Carolina farm and sending much-needed money to their families in Mexico.

Sep 17 2018

UPDATE 2-More days of flooding ahead for Carolinas, surrounding states

* About 500,000 still without power (Adds quotes from NWS, evacuees, sun emerging)

Sep 17 2018

Worst flooding yet to come for waterlogged Carolinas

WILMINGTON/WILSON, N.C., Sept 17 Deadly storm Florence moved across western North Carolina early on Monday and continued to dump rain that has nowhere to go except to swell rivers, flood highways and homes, and threaten more lives as it heads towards Virginia and New England.

Sep 17 2018

North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

WILMINGTON/WILSON, N.C. Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the coastal city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to the bursting point. | Video

Sep 16 2018

"Florence" und Super-Taifun "Mangkhut" wüten in USA und China

- von Anna Mehler Paperny und James Pomfret und Enrico Dela Cruz

Sep 16 2018

"Florence" und Super-Taifun "Mangkhut" wüten in USA und China

- von Anna Mehler Paperny und James Pomfret und Enrico Dela Cruz

Sep 16 2018

Storm Florence weakens but epic rains still expected on U.S. east coast

WILSON, N.C., Sept 16 Tropical Storm Florence was likely to weaken on Sunday as it swept through the Carolinas but dozens of communities are devastated and "epic" amounts of rain could still fall, officials said.

Sep 15 2018

Flood waters rise, eight killed as Florence dumps 'epic' rain on Carolinas

WILSON, N.C. Tropical Storm Florence dumped "epic" amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as flood waters that have devastated many communities kept rising. | Video


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