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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

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Vigil held in Colorado town for slain pregnant woman and daughters

FREDERICK, Colo. Mourners gathered on Friday in a small Colorado town where the remains of a pregnant woman and her two young daughters were reportedly discovered in oil storage tanks the day after police took the father into custody for their murders.

Aug 16 2018

Colorado man held on suspicion of killing wife, two children

DENVER A Colorado man, who earlier this week pleaded for the safe return of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters after they went missing, has been arrested on suspicion of killing them, police said on Thursday. | Video

Aug 16 2018

Colorado baker in case of Supreme Court sues state over 'persecution'

DENVER A Colorado baker who won a narrow Supreme Court victory over his refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple is suing the state after it launched another case against him for declining to create a cake for a transgender woman.

Aug 14 2018

Nine hurt as Denver gas explosion levels residential building

DENVER Nine people were injured, one critically, on Tuesday when a natural gas explosion leveled a Denver apartment house, a fire department spokesman said.

Aug 11 2018

Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills family cat

DENVER A mountain lion crawled into a Colorado home and killed a family’s pet house cat and fled into a canyon after wildlife officers shot it with non-lethal bean bag rounds to force it outside, authorities said on Friday.

Jul 12 2018

Danish man charged with starting destructive Colorado wildfire

DENVER A Danish national accused of starting the second-largest wildfire on record in Colorado was charged on Thursday with 141 counts of first-degree arson for each building destroyed in the massive blaze, court documents showed.

Jul 06 2018

California wildfire claims season's first fatality

LOS ANGELES Crews fighting a fast-moving Northern California wildfire on Friday discovered the charred remains of a person apparently caught in the flames, sheriff's officials said, marking the first fatality in a particularly intense fire season across the state. | Video

Jul 05 2018

Crews battle Northern California wildfire as heat wave threatens

LOS ANGELES/DENVER Crews made determined efforts on Thursday to cut containment lines around a wildfire that has already burned across some 135 square miles in Northern California - warning that triple-digit temperatures forecast for coming days could fan the flames. | Video

Jul 04 2018

Wind gusts hamper battle against Northern California wildfire

LOS ANGELES/DENVER Firefighters in Northern California have partially contained a stubborn blaze that has forced hundreds of residents to evacuate areas west of Sacramento, although dry conditions and wind gusts are hampering efforts to stop the spread, authorities said on Wednesday. | Video

Jul 03 2018

Hundreds of homes imperiled as Northern California fire spreads

A wildfire in Northern California swelled on Tuesday, as firefighters battled the blaze that threatened hundreds of homes and other structures, sending thick black smoke across the San Francisco Bay Area. | Video


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