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.
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(This story corrects name in paragraph 11 to North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation, not U.S. Commission for Environmental Cooperation in March 15 story.)
SEOUL South Korea's crude oil imports from Iran dropped 31.2 percent in February from a year ago to 1.12 million tonnes, or 294,274 barrels per day (bpd), customs data showed on Thursday.
DAESAN, South Korea LG Chem, South Korea's largest chemical company, sees the global petrochemical market being stable this year, and is diversifying its products to guard against falling plastic usage, the company's chief executive said. Asian petrochemical makers typically use crude-oil derived naphtha as a feedstock to produce ethylene and other basic petrochemicals, which are mostly used to make plastics.
SEOUL/SYDNEY U.S. President Donald Trump's planned tariffs on steel and aluminum risk retaliation from other economies and could cost jobs, Australia's trade minister said on Friday, while China predicted harm to trade if other countries follow the example of the United States. | Video
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the United States and North Korea. | Video
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Olympic officials have showered praise on South Korea's Winter Games organizers for staging a successful event against the odds, but they have also left it with a warning: don't leave any white elephants behind.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Canadian skier David Duncan was arrested on charges of stealing a car in South Korea, where he was competing at the Winter Olympics, officials and Canadian media said on Saturday.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea South Korean crowd favorite Lee Seung-hoon stormed to Olympic gold in the men's mass start race at the Gangneung Oval on Saturday with a perfectly timed breakaway on the final lap.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea The Pyeongchang Winter Games was supposed to be the coming-out party for 5G, the next generation of wireless technology -- but few people noticed. And some of those who did were unimpressed.
sUISEONG/GANGNEUNG, South Korea Ninety-two-year-old Kim Won-hee doesn't know much about the sport of curling, but she and millions of other South Koreans are counting on her granddaughter, skipper of the "Garlic Girls", to lead the nation to an historic gold medal on Sunday.