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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

Jan 13 2018

Sportscaster Keith Jackson, voice of college football, dead at 89

Sportscaster Keith Jackson, who brought a folksy, excitable demeanor and down-home exclamations such as "Whoa, Nellie!" to 40 seasons of play-by-play calling as the authoritative voice of college football for ABC Sports, died at age 89, his employer ABC reported on Saturday.

Jan 12 2018

Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dead at 92

Edgar Ray Killen, the preacher and Ku Klux Klansman convicted and sent to prison more than 40 years after he plotted the 1964 slayings of three civil rights activists in the "Mississippi Burning" case, died on Thursday night at the age of 92, Mississippi correction officials said. | Video

Nov 30 2017

Actor Jim Nabors, TV's 'Gomer Pyle' of 1960s, dies at 87

Actor Jim Nabors, whose portrayal of the grinning country bumpkin Gomer Pyle on the 1960s television hit "The Andy Griffith Show" belied a classic baritone singing voice, died on Thursday at the age of 87, his website said.

Nov 20 2017

Factbox - Six facts about murderous cult leader Charles Manson

Six facts about Charles Manson, the hippie-era cult leader and serial murderer who died on Sunday at the age of 83:

Nov 20 2017

Factbox: Six facts about murderous cult leader Charles Manson

Six facts about Charles Manson, the hippie-era cult leader and serial murderer who died on Sunday at the age of 83:

Nov 20 2017

Factbox: Six facts about murderous cult leader Charles Manson

Six facts about Charles Manson, the hippie-era cult leader and serial murderer who died on Sunday at the age of 83:

Oct 25 2017

Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer, dead at 89

Fats Domino, who brought rolling New Orleans boogie-woogie piano to early rock 'n' roll in chart-topping hits such as "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame," has died at the age of 89, officials said on Wednesday.

Sep 28 2017

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at age 91

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men's magazine and built a business empire around his libertine lifestyle, died on Wednesday at the age of 91, Playboy Enterprises said. | Video

Sep 20 2017

Jake LaMotta, boxing's 'Raging Bull,' dies in his 90s

Jake LaMotta, the brutish former boxing champion whose life of violence in and out of the ring was portrayed in the movie "Raging Bull," died on Tuesday, according to one of his daughters.

Sep 15 2017

Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Harry Dean Stanton, whose scruffy looks and off-beat demeanor made him a favorite of directors seeking a character actor to add eccentricity or melancholy to the screen, died on Friday from natural causes, his agent said. He was 91. | Video

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