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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

Mar 09 2018

Indefinite rule for China's Xi snuffs out activists' reform hopes

BEIJING During Chinese President Xi Jinping's first years in office, rights activists tried to remain buoyant despite shrinking opportunities to organize. | Video

Feb 09 2018

Quake-hit Taiwan city winds down rescue efforts, five still missing

HUALIEN, Taiwan Rescue operations in Taiwan started to wind down on Friday after a devastating 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the tourist area of Hualien this week, taking a toll of 12 dead and five missing.

Feb 09 2018

Rescue efforts wind down at quake-hit Taiwan city, seven still missing

HUALIEN, Taiwan, Feb 9 Rescue operations after a devastating 6.4 magnitude earthquake that rocked Taiwan's tourist area of Hualien this week started to wind down on Friday, with the death toll at 10 and seven people still missing.

Feb 07 2018

Aftershocks rattle Taiwan as quake toll rises to nine, 62 missing

HUALIEN, Taiwan, Feb 8 Aftershocks hampered rescue efforts on Thursday as emergency personnel combed through collapsed buildings in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least nine people near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien.

Feb 06 2018

Preserving skiing's origins in China's remote west

KHOM, China On the western edge of China, Sulita straps on his skis and heads out into a winter morning. The temperature is -30 degrees Celsius (-22 Fahrenheit).

Dec 15 2017

Beijing evictions leave migrant workers in limbo as winter deepens

BEIJING Winter is bringing a frigid existence and an uncertain future for migrant workers in Beijing deprived of electricity and heating as they resist a month-long campaign to evict them from the city's urban villages. | Video

Oct 17 2017

China steps up war on poverty, though some still left behind

BEIJING Wang Qin, 59, collects scrap at a demolished residential district on the outskirts of Beijing, working 15 hours a day and struggling on her own to pay for her granddaughter's education.

Sep 08 2017

China's tighter drone rules send new pilots flocking to school

BEIJING A buzz fills the sky above a flight base in northern Beijing, as pilots practise take-offs and landings ahead of tests to qualify for a license - to fly drones. | Video

Sep 07 2017

Flights, camera, action: Chinese couples in pursuit of perfect photos

BEIJING/LONDON Under a rare blue summer sky on London's Westminster Bridge, Jiachun Lin poses in a flowing white lace gown and windtossed veil with her fiance Da Song.

Aug 11 2017

Migrants moved on as Beijing deals with building 'disease'

BEIJING In a Beijing suburb, a crane hoists a concrete slab into the sky, removing a roof from a simple brick home that had once sheltered a small migrant family. | Video

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