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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

May 16 2018

World's urban growth will surge most in India, China and Nigeria - UN

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two-thirds of people in the world will be living in cities by 2050, and the boom will be concentrated in three countries - India, China and Nigeria, according to United Nations estimates released on Wednesday.

May 07 2018

Death threats, intimidation double at U.S. abortion clinics, group says

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Death threats, intimidation and harassment have increased dramatically at U.S. abortion clinics over the past year as opponents feel energized by the political climate, a leading abortion rights group said on Monday.

May 07 2018

Death threats, intimidation double at U.S. abortion clinics, group says

NEW YORK, May 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Death threats, intimidation and harassment have increased dramatically at U.S. abortion clinics over the past year as opponents feel energized by the political climate, a leading abortion rights group said on Monday.

May 07 2018

Delaware on verge of being first U.S. state to ban child marriage

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Delaware is poised to become the first of the 50 states in the United States to outlaw child marriage despite years of legislative battles, said officials, who hoped this would pave the way for other states to follow.

May 03 2018

Without family, U.S. children in foster care easy prey for human traffickers

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children removed from unfit families and put in foster care are terrifyingly vulnerable to being trafficked, a fact that Amy Andrews knows all too well.

Apr 20 2018

U.S. legal loopholes let traffickers profit from illicit massage parlors, report says

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Loopholes in U.S. laws allow thousands of illicit massage parlors to operate without revealing their ownership, letting sex traffickers hide their crimes, a leading anti-slavery group said on Thursday.

Apr 19 2018

People helping society make Fortune's list of world's greatest leaders

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fighters for social, economic and environmental justice earned places on Fortune's list of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders on Thursday, cited for their exceptional skills at building their organizations' effectiveness.

Mar 23 2018

Life imitates art - three billboards seek tougher abuse law for New York

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For many, age 23 holds no special significance, but for Kat Sullivan it marked the end of access to justice - and now she wants to change that with three billboards, inspired by the hit movie.

Mar 22 2018

Millions making plans to leave Africa for Europe and U.S., says report

NEW YORK(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly 1.5 million people have left sub-Saharan Africa for Europe and the United States since 2010, while millions more are making plans to follow in their footsteps, researchers said on Thursday.

Mar 20 2018

U.S.-based campaign against sex harassment 'overwhelmed' by cases, official says

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dozens of complaints of sexual harassment on the job are arriving nearly every day at the Time's Up campaign, showing that decades of battling workplace misconduct have failed, its legal head said on Tuesday.

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