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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

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Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee wins renewal of protect order

LOS ANGELES Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused of subjecting the 95-year-old "Spider-Man" co-creator to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.

Aug 16 2018

Scientists seek new ways to combat Florida's growing 'red tide'

Scientists in Florida are on the cusp of developing promising methods to control toxic algae blooms like the "red tide" that has been killing marine life along a 150-mile (240-km) stretch of the Gulf Coast, the head of a leading marine lab said on Wednesday.

Aug 15 2018

Lightning storms mass over California, Oregon as wildfires blaze

LOS ANGELES Storm clouds gathered over southern Oregon and northern California early on Wednesday, threatening to spark more wildfires with lightning strikes as emergency crews battled several deadly blazes, forecasters said.

Aug 14 2018

Yosemite reopens its valley, as flames and smoke linger

LOS ANGELES The heart of Yosemite National Park in California, shut down for nearly three weeks due to a deadly wildfire, was reopened to the public on Tuesday, but smoke lingered in the air and a key route to the park's best known landmarks remained closed. | Video

Aug 09 2018

Brooklyn imam dismayed by family's tragedy at New Mexico compound

A prominent New York City Muslim cleric said on Thursday that he was baffled by events leading to his grandson's presumed death and the arrest of his son and four other adult relatives on charges of abusing children at a compound in New Mexico.

Aug 09 2018

Brooklyn imam dismayed by family's tragedy at New Mexico compound

A prominent New York City Muslim cleric said on Thursday that he was baffled by events leading to his grandson's presumed death and the arrest of his son and four other adult relatives on charges of abusing children at a compound in New Mexico.

Aug 08 2018

Child's remains recovered in New Mexico compound where 11 children found

Authorities in New Mexico have recovered the remains of a young boy inside the ramshackle compound where 11 other children were found alive but malnourished in a raid on the site last week, the Taos County sheriff said on Tuesday.

Aug 07 2018

Hawaii volcano eruption slows to virtual halt after more than three months

The destructive lava eruption at the foot of Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii has slowed to a virtual halt in recent days for the first time in over three months, geologists said on Monday, although it was too soon to tell what might happen next.

Aug 06 2018

Trump tweets on California wildfires spark confusion, debate

LOS ANGELES Fire authorities insisted on Monday that they have ample water supplies to fight California's devastating wildfires, contrary to U.S. President Donald Trump's tweets that unspecified water diversions to the Pacific were making matters worse.

Aug 04 2018

Hector vs. Kilauea: Hurricane on track to skirt past Hawaii's erupting volcano

Two of Mother Nature's most potentially devastating forces - a major hurricane and an erupting volcano - appear headed for a close encounter on Hawaii's Big Island next week, weather forecasters said on Friday.

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