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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

Jul 10 2018

Wyoming university slogan about cowboys triggers race, gender debate

PINEDALE, Wyo. A marketing campaign adopted by the University of Wyoming in Laramie centered on the slogan: "The world needs more cowboys" has run into trouble as faculty members and Native American groups say it excludes women and people of color.

Jul 01 2018

Nine wounded in stabbing at child's birthday party in Idaho

A man went on a stabbing spree at a 3-year-old's birthday party at an apartment complex housing refugee families in Boise on Saturday, injuring nine people, including six children, police said on Sunday. | Video

Jun 09 2018

Environmentalists slam Interior chief Zinke over Yellowstone chief's ouster

(In June 8 story, corrects in paragraph 7 to show what was reviewed were national monuments, not national parks.)

Jun 07 2018

Yellowstone chief says he is ousted after dispute with Trump administration

PINEDALE, Wyo. The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park said on Thursday he was being forced from his post after disagreeing with the Trump administration over management of the park’s famed bison herd.

May 23 2018

Wyoming approves controversial hunt of Yellowstone area grizzlies

PINEDALE, Wyo. State wildlife officials approved plans on Wednesday for Wyoming's first season of grizzly bear hunting in 43 years, a move cheered by sportsmen but decried by Native Americans and conservation groups fighting to restore Endangered Species Act protections to the bears.

May 21 2018

U.S. proposes end of grizzly-baiting ban in Alaska's national preserves

The Trump administration has proposed rescinding Obama-era rules barring sport hunters from using bait to lure and kill grizzly bears in Alaska's national preserves, as is allowed in other parts of the state, the National Park Service said on Monday.

May 21 2018

U.S. proposes end of grizzly-baiting ban in Alaska's national preserves

May 21 The Trump administration has proposed rescinding Obama-era rules barring sport hunters from using bait to lure and kill grizzly bears in Alaska's national preserves, as is allowed in other parts of the state, the National Park Service said on Monday.

May 10 2018

Idaho approves first grizzly bear hunt in decades

Idaho on Thursday approved the first grizzly bear hunt in the state in 43 years, a decision denounced by conservationists waging a court battle to restore protections for grizzlies in and around Yellowstone National Park.

Feb 03 2018

Count marks sharp drop in monarch butterflies wintering in California

The number of monarchs wintering in California has dropped to a five-year low, despite more volunteers counting more sites in search of the orange-and-black insect that is arguably the most admired of North American butterflies, a report said on Friday.

Feb 01 2018

U.S. ordered to reconsider denial of Yellowstone bison protections

PINEDALE, Wyo. A judge has ruled that U.S. wildlife managers erred in denying Endangered Species Act protection to bison at Yellowstone National Park and must reconsider extending such safeguards to America's largest pure-bred herd of wild buffalo.

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