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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

Dec 21 2017

Toys 'R' Us plans new playdate with U.S. shoppers

WALLKILL, NEW YORK Joshua and Amy Hightower drive 40 minutes to a Toys 'R' Us Inc store in a blue collar neighborhood in Wallkill, one of the farthest reaches of the New York City suburbs, so their children can try toys at an amusement area dubbed the "play lab." | Video

Dec 21 2017

Toys "R" Us plans new playdate with U.S. shoppers

WALLKILL, NEW YORK Joshua and Amy Hightower drive 40 minutes to a Toys "R" Us Inc store in a blue collar neighborhood in Wallkill, one of the farthest reaches of the New York City suburbs, so their children can try toys at an amusement area dubbed the "play lab."

Dec 21 2017

Toys "R" Us plans new playdate with U.S. shoppers

WALLKILL, NEW YORK, Dec 21 Joshua and Amy Hightower drive 40 minutes to a Toys "R" Us Inc store in a blue collar neighborhood in Wallkill, one of the farthest reaches of the New York City suburbs, so their children can try toys at an amusement area dubbed the "play lab."

Oct 30 2017

After 'Me Too', 'scary' personal conversations about sexual assault

After reading a painful series of "Me Too" stories about sexual harassment and assault on social media, Amanda Crone realized she needed to have a conversation with her husband. | Video

Oct 02 2017

For some elderly Americans, mortgage rules herald harder struggle

AGAWAM, Mass. Lloyd Nicholas, 82, and his wife Gloria Hitchcock, 69, sat next to each other as they received counseling on a reverse mortgage, a loan that would allow them to cash out the equity in their home, pay off a mountain of bills and live comfortably as they age in the house they built 50 years ago. | Video

Aug 03 2017

Injured photographer calls Justin Bieber a 'good kid' after accident

Justin Bieber accidentally hit a photographer with his truck after leaving a Beverly Hills church service, and the singer got out to help the man while waiting for emergency services to arrive. | Video

Jul 20 2017

Ryan Seacrest to return as host of 'American Idol' reboot in 2018

NEW YORK Ryan Seacrest confirmed on Thursday that he will return as host of "American Idol," the most popular music reality show in U.S. television history, when it comes back to the screen on ABC TV in 2018. | Video

Jul 01 2017

Gunman kills doctor, wounds six others in Bronx hospital rampage

NEW YORK A doctor who had lost his job at a New York City hospital opened fire with an assault rifle inside the building on Friday, killing another physician and wounding six other people before taking his own life in a burst of apparent workplace-related violence, officials said. | Video

Jun 06 2017

An urban farm grows in Brooklyn

NEW YORK Erik Groszyk, 30, used to spend his day as an investment banker working on spreadsheets. Now, he blasts rapper Kendrick Lamar while harvesting crops from his own urban farm out of a shipping container in a Brooklyn parking lot. | Video

May 12 2017

New York fines cab companies for taking advantage of migrants fleeing to Canada

(This May 10 story corrects headline and paragraph one to show that not all of the accused paid fines for price gouging, corrects paragraph two to clarify allegations of price gouging)

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