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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 14 2018

Nebraska carries out its first execution since 1997

Nebraska carried out its first execution in 21 years on Tuesday by administering a lethal injection to its longest-serving death row inmate, a man who was convicted of killing two taxi drivers in 1979. | Video

Aug 14 2018

Nebraska to carry out its first execution in two decades

Aug 14 Nebraska plans to carry out its first execution in 21 years on Tuesday by delivering a lethal injection to a man convicted of killing two taxi drivers in 1979.

Aug 12 2018

Suspected Seattle airplane thief was adventurer, bakery owner

The airline worker who stole an empty airplane from a Seattle airport on a flight that ended in his death once ran a bakery with his wife and enjoyed the benefits that came with his job to travel the world, social media posts showed. | Video

Aug 11 2018

Suspected Seattle airplane thief was adventurer, bakery owner

Aug 11 The airline worker who stole an empty airplane from a Seattle airport on a flight that ended in his death once ran a bakery with his wife and enjoyed the benefits that came with his job to travel the world, social media posts showed.

Aug 10 2018

Tennessee executes man for 1985 rape, murder of seven-year-old girl

Tennessee conducted its first execution in nearly a decade on Thursday, administering a lethal injection to a man convicted of the 1985 rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl he was babysitting. | Video

Aug 09 2018

Oklahoma teen who killed parents, siblings gets life in prison

An Oklahoma judge sentenced a 19-year-old on Thursday to five consecutive life terms after he was convicted of joining his older brother in bludgeoning and stabbing their parents and three siblings to death in 2015, court documents showed.

Aug 03 2018

Invasion of big, voracious lizards threatens U.S. South: study

AUSTIN, Texas A group of South American lizards that can grow up to four feet long (1.2 meters) has established a home in the Florida wild after being brought to the United States as pets, and the reptiles could begin a voracious march across the U.S. South, according to a new study.

Aug 01 2018

Conspiracy theorist Jones seeks halt of Sandy Hook defamation suit

AUSTIN, Texas Lawyers for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones asked a Texas court on Wednesday to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against him and his InfoWars website, filed by parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre.

Jul 27 2018

U.S. judge denies gun control groups' attempt to block 3-D gun blueprints

AUSTIN, Texas A U.S. judge on Friday rejected a last-ditch effort by gun control groups to block the Trump administration from allowing the public to download blueprints for 3-D printable guns, declining to intervene just days before the designs are expected to go online.

Jul 23 2018

Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospital

The duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake last week, killing 17 people, was set to be raised on Monday and taken to a secure facility as part of a federal investigation into one of deadliest U.S. tourist accidents for years. | Video

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