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Rich McKay

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

Jun 04 2018

Crews gain ground on New Mexico wildfire as Colorado blaze rages

More than 1,000 evacuees from a wildfire in northern New Mexico were allowed to return home on Monday, a day after showers helped quell part of the blaze, but a second, smaller fire in neighboring Colorado continued to rage largely unchecked.

Jun 01 2018

Parkland killer boasted of mass murder plans in cell phone videos

The teen charged with shooting 17 people dead at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, boasted of plans to commit mass murder in a series of cell phone videos recorded by him before the rampage and released on Wednesday by prosecutors. | Video

May 29 2018

Alberto remnants threaten Alabama after two killed in North Carolina

Alberto, the first storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, spawned scattered flooding in Alabama as it weakened into a subtropical depression on Tuesday, a day after two journalists were killed in North Carolina when a tree fell on their car.

May 29 2018

Once mighty storm Alberto fizzles, but can still soak U.S.

May 29 Former subtropical storm Alberto, which threatened to clobber the southeastern United States on Memorial Day, fizzled into a subtropical depression, with winds dropping to 35 mph (56 kph) as it rolled into southern Alabama on Tuesday, officials said.

Apr 22 2018

Romney fails to win Republican nomination for Senate, heads to primary in June

(This version of the April 21 story corrects headline to June from November) | Video

Apr 22 2018

Austin Powers movies' Mini-Me, Verne Troyer, dies

The diminutive actor who starred in the Austin Powers movies' as "Mini Me", Verne Troyer, died Saturday at a hospital in Los Angeles. He was 49. | Video

Apr 16 2018

Storms unleash tornadoes in U.S. east, record snow in Midwest

ATLANTA Deadly slow-moving storms generated record or near-record snowfall and low temperatures in the U.S. Midwest and tornadoes further east on Sunday, leaving airline travelers stranded and thousands without power. | Video

Apr 15 2018

More snow, rain and winds to blast parts of U.S.

ATLANTA, April 15 Deadly spring storms that spawned tornadoes in the U.S. South and blizzards in the Plains and Midwest will continue to blast across the region Sunday bringing more snow, rain and wind that have shut down airports and left thousands without power.

Apr 09 2018

Comic children's actor, voice for Cocoa Puff's cuckoo, dies

The goofy voice behind the "I'm cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs" call for breakfast cereal fell silent Sunday, as comedian and voice actor Chuck McCann died, his publicist said.

Apr 09 2018

Stormy Daniels' attorney wants Trump questioned about hush money

The lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had an affair with U.S. President Donald Trump, filed court papers Sunday demanding that Trump submit to questions about the $130,000 hush money paid just before the 2016 presidential election.


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