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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

Jun 14 2018

Protective order obtained for Marvel magnate Stan Lee

LOS ANGELES A temporary restraining order was issued on Wednesday against Stan Lee's caregiver, who is accused in court documents of subjecting the 95-year-old Marvel Comics magnate to elder abuse since taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.

Jun 12 2018

U.S. opens inquiry into gynecologist scandal at University of Southern California

LOS ANGELES The U.S. Education Department has opened an investigation into how the University of Southern California handled complaints that a longtime campus health clinic gynecologist sexually harassed or abused his patients during pelvic examinations.

Jun 08 2018

Probe finds PG&E power lines sparked deadly 2017 California wildfires

LOS ANGELES A dozen of the wind-driven blazes that swept northern California's wine country last fall, killing 46 people in the deadliest firestorm in state history, were sparked by PG&E-owned power lines, state officials said on Friday.

Jun 02 2018

Hawaii volcano eruption enters new phase as crater falls quiet

As lava continued to pour vigorously from the ground through fissures at the foot of Kilauea Volcano, the month-old eruption on Hawaii's Big Island has entered a new, seemingly calmer phase inside the summit crater, government scientists said on Friday. | Video

May 23 2018

University of Southern California torn by scandal surrounding gynecologist

LOS ANGELES Two-hundred faculty members of the University of Southern California on Tuesday called for the USC's top official to resign over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams.

May 18 2018

Elon Musk brings high-tech charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan

LOS ANGELES Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk promised a cheering crowd on Thursday that his controversial dream of burrowing a high-speed network of "personalized mass transit" tunnels under Los Angeles could be achieved without disturbance or noise at the surface. | Video

May 17 2018

Elon Musk brings technology charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan

LOS ANGELES, May 17 Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is bringing his technology charm offensive to an attempt at digging a tunnel beneath part of Los Angeles to test designs for a high-speed subterranean transportation network he envisions for the city.

May 12 2018

Elon Musk promises free rides through tunnel, but to where?

LOS ANGELES Billionaire businessman Elon Musk is promising the public "free rides" in the next few months through the first high-speed passenger tunnel drilled beneath Los Angeles by his aptly named underground transit venture, the Boring Company.

May 09 2018

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano channeling molten rock through fits and starts

The latest bursts of molten rock, ash and toxic gas from Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii are part of an ever changing and still largely mysterious cycle of eruptions that have been at work for hundreds of thousands of years.

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