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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

Feb 22 2018

North Korean closing Olympics delegation includes man blamed for deadly sinking

SEOUL North Korea will send a high-level delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said on Thursday, including the man blamed for the 2010 sinking of a South Korean navy ship that killed 46 sailors.

Feb 21 2018

South Koreans furious after speed skaters hang team mate out to dry

SEOUL Two South Korean speed skaters are facing growing calls for them to be banned from the national team after they appeared to blame a team mate for their failure to reach the women's team pursuit semi-finals at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Feb 21 2018

Olympics: South Koreans furious after speed skaters hang team mate out to dry

SEOUL Two South Korean speed skaters are facing growing calls for them to be banned from the national team after they appeared to blame a team mate for their failure to reach the semi-finals of the women's team pursuit at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Feb 20 2018

South Korea to announce joint military drill plan with U.S. before April

SEOUL South Korea and the United States will announce plans before April for joint military drills that had been postponed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, South Korea's defense minister said on Tuesday. | Video

Feb 15 2018

Moon's chief of staff takes center stage in inter-Korean detente

SEOUL In 1989, a 22-year-old South Korean student caused an uproar when she sneaked into North Korea and was filmed advocating for unification and meeting then leader Kim Il Sung.

Feb 12 2018

North Korea says no U.S. talks planned at Olympics, Pence vows continued pressure

SEOUL North Korea has no intention of meeting U.S. officials during the Winter Olympics that start in South Korea on Friday, state media said, dampening hopes the Games will help resolve a tense standoff over the North's nuclear weapons program. | Video

Feb 11 2018

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea

SEOUL/PYEONGCHANG, South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang, South Korean officials said on Saturday, setting the stage for the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years. | Video

Feb 11 2018

Kim lädt Südkoreas Präsidenten nach Pjöngjang ein

Seoul/Pyeongchang Am Rande der Olympischen Winterspiele in Südkorea ist es zu einem neuen Entspannungssignal im Konflikt um das nordkoreanische Atomprogramm gekommen.

Feb 10 2018

Factbox: History of inter-Korean summits

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in had "virtually accepted" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's invitation to Pyongyang, officials said on Saturday, making way for a first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade.

Feb 10 2018

Factbox: History of inter-Korean summits

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in had "virtually accepted" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's invitation to Pyongyang, officials said on Saturday, making way for a first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade.

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