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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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Probe into Prince's opioid death brings no criminal charges

CHASKA, Minn. A two-year investigation into the death of "Purple Rain" singer Prince failed to determine where he obtained a counterfeit painkiller laced with fentanyl, resulting in no criminal charges, a Minnesota prosecutor said on Thursday. | Video

Apr 19 2018

Probe into Prince's opioid death brings no criminal charges

A two-year investigation into the death of "Purple Rain" singer Prince failed to determine where he obtained a counterfeit painkiller laced with fentanyl, resulting in no criminal charges, a Minnesota prosecutor said on Thursday. | Video

Mar 21 2018

Ex-Minnesota officer charged with murdering Australian a flight risk: prosecutors

MINNEAPOLIS Prosecutors argued on Wednesday that the former Minnesota police officer charged with murdering an unarmed Australian woman in July represents a flight risk and should face high bail.

Mar 20 2018

Minnesota officer charged with murder in Australian's death

MINNEAPOLIS The Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman last July was arrested on Tuesday on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, prosecutors said. | Video

Mar 20 2018

Charging decision expected for Minnesota officer in Australian's death

MINNEAPOLIS, March 20 Minneapolis' top prosecutor is expected to announce on Tuesday whether his office will charge a police officer in the fatal shooting of an Australian woman in July 2017 that led to a police chief's resignation.

Aug 03 2017

Two dead, nine hurt in Minneapolis school explosion

MINNEAPOLIS Two people were killed and nine injured on Wednesday after a gas explosion ripped through a Christian private school in Minneapolis, starting a fire and causing a building to collapse, authorities said. | Video

Jul 24 2017

Officer in Minnesota shooting was celebrated in Somali community

MINNEAPOLIS Mohamed Noor was celebrated when he became a Minneapolis police officer 21 months ago, joining a handful of other Somalis on the police force in a city with one of the United States' largest Somali communities. | Video

Jul 20 2017

Australian woman 'didn't have to die': Minneapolis police chief

MINNEAPOLIS The Minneapolis police chief said on Thursday the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by a junior police officer violated department training and procedures, and that the victim "didn't have to die." | Video

Jul 19 2017

Australian woman shot in Minneapolis called twice to report an assault

MINNEAPOLIS Shortly before she was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer, Justine Damond made two 911 calls to help a nearby woman she thought was possibly being sexually assaulted, according to transcripts released on Wednesday by police.

Jul 18 2017

Minneapolis police shooting of Australian woman sparks questions about body cameras

MINNEAPOLIS Authorities and activists on Monday questioned why Minneapolis police who fatally shot an Australian woman over the weekend did not have their body cameras turned on during the incident.

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