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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

26 Apr 2017

Slimy salamander 'Snot Otter' aims to wow Bronx Zoo crowds

NEW YORK The Eastern Hellbender, a slimy giant salamander creepy enough to be nicknamed "Snot Otter" and "Old Lasagna Sides," is making its debut before animal lovers at the world-renowned Bronx Zoo.

26 Apr 2017

Anti-Semitic acts spiked since Trump election win, watchdog says

NEW YORK Anti-Semitic incidents, from bomb threats and cemetery desecration to assaults and bullying, have surged in the United States since the election of President Donald Trump, and a "heightened political atmosphere" played a role in the rise, the Anti-Defamation League said on Monday.

22 Apr 2017

American Airlines apologizes for onboard clash over stroller

NEW YORK American Airlines on Saturday apologized to a female passenger and suspended an employee after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarrassment for a U.S. carrier over how it treated a customer.

14 Apr 2017

Decades of sexual abuse at elite Connecticut school documented in report

NEW YORK Students at Choate Rosemary Hall, an elite boarding school in Connecticut, were sexually abused by at least 12 faculty members in incidents that date back to the 1960s, according to a report commissioned by the school and released on Friday.

13 Apr 2017

Wall St's 'Charging Bull' artist challenges 'Fearless Girl' sculpture

NEW YORK The sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" statue is seeing red over New York City's decision to keep in place the "Fearless Girl" sculpture that now stares it down, saying the adjacent art has changed the meaning of his work and violated his legal rights.

12 Apr 2017

Wall Street's 'Charging Bull' artist challenges 'Fearless Girl' sculpture

NEW YORK The sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" statue is seeing red over New York City's decision to keep in place the "Fearless Girl" sculpture that now stares it down, saying the adjacent art has changed the meaning of his work and violated his legal rights.

12 Apr 2017

New Jersey gang-related murder adds to FBI's 'Most Wanted' list

NEW YORK A reputed gang member accused of wielding a baseball bat, knife and screwdriver to murder a New Jersey man rumored to have socialized with a rival gang was added on Wednesday to the FBI's list of "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives."

12 Apr 2017

Wall St's 'Charging Bull' artist says girl statue violates his rights

NEW YORK, April 12 The sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" statue is seeing red over New York City's decision to keep in place the "Fearless Girl" statue that now stares it down, saying his legal rights were violated.

07 Apr 2017

Hillary Clinton calls for U.S. to bomb Syrian air fields

NEW YORK In her first interview since her stunning presidential election defeat by Republican rival Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton on Thursday called for the United States to bomb Syrian air fields.

06 Apr 2017

Century-old posters of U.S. WWI entry are timely in Trump's America

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