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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

Aug 08 2018

Pot for pets: U.S. federal law puts vets into a quandary

A wave of medical research is providing fresh evidence that marijuana may help dogs and cats cope with arthritis, epilepsy, anxiety and other maladies without the side effects of traditional drugs, but veterinarians are afraid to prescribe it for fear of running afoul of federal laws. | Video

Aug 08 2018

Pot for pets: U.S. federal law puts vets into a quandary

A wave of medical research is providing fresh evidence that marijuana may help dogs and cats cope with arthritis, epilepsy, anxiety and other maladies without the side effects of traditional drugs, but veterinarians are afraid to prescribe it for fear of running afoul of federal laws. | Video

Jul 21 2018

Duck boat design flagged years ago after fatal accident in Arkansas

The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died.

Jul 21 2018

Duck boat design flagged years ago after fatal accident in Arkansas

The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died.

Jul 20 2018

Duck boat design flagged years ago after fatal accident in Arkansas

The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died.

Jul 20 2018

'Duck boat' design flaw flagged years ago

July 20 The deaths of 17 people who drowned when a "duck boat" they were riding in sank in a Missouri lake have brought back to mind design faults in the amphibious tourist vessel that were flagged almost two decades ago by U.S. safety officials.

Jul 18 2018

Two rare shark attacks reported along New York's Fire Island beaches

NEW YORK Two youngsters frolicking in the surf miles apart along the Fire Island National Seashore in New York suffered puncture wounds to their legs on Wednesday in apparent shark attacks that would mark the state's first such incidents in 70 years, authorities said.

May 27 2018

Florida undersea memorial to honor lost U.S. submariners

Almost exactly 50 years ago, the USS Scorpion became the last U.S. submarine to be lost at sea when it disappeared while on patrol in the North Atlantic in 1968, with the nearly 100 officers and crew lost and presumed killed.

May 17 2018

New York man's tirade against Spanish speakers prompts online petition

NEW YORK Thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for the disbarment of a New York lawyer accused of threatening to have cafe workers deported after he heard them speaking Spanish, an incident caught on video that went viral.

May 02 2018

Iowa passes 'fetal heartbeat' abortion ban, most restrictive in U.S.

Iowa's Republican-controlled legislature passed the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States on Wednesday, outlawing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often at six weeks and before a woman realizes she is pregnant. | Video

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