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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.

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Thailand's cave boys wake up at home for first time in weeks

CHIANG RAI, Thailand Thailand's rescued cave boys woke up in their own homes for the first time in more than three weeks on Thursday, with many rising at dawn to take part in a religious ceremony.

18 Jul 2018

'It was magical' - Thai boys relive their discovery in cave ordeal

CHIANG RAI, Thailand "Fight on, don't despair": the 12 boys and their football coach rescued from a flooded Thai cave complex described on Wednesday how they survived on nothing but dripping water, and even tried to dig their way out. | Video

18 Jul 2018

Thai cave boys' first public appearance; locals, media wait for televised address

CHIANG RAI, Thailand July 18 The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave will make their first public appearance on Wednesday when they hold a nationally-televised news conference in Chiang Rai.

18 Jul 2018

British caver says he has been approached by U.S., British lawyers over Musk's comments

MAE SAI, Thailand A British caver who helped rescue 12 boys from a Thai cave said on Tuesday that he has been approached by British and American lawyers and will seek legal advice after Tesla CEO Elon Musk directed abuse at him on Twitter.

16 Jul 2018

Dancers, pig heads and sweets: Thais thank cave spirits for saving boys

BANGKOK As dancers swayed to the beat of traditional music, candles were lit and fruit offerings placed near a cave on Monday in a ceremony to thank benevolent spirits for the rescue of a Thai soccer team.

15 Jul 2018

Thailand's rescued cave boys won't see World Cup final live - hospital

BANGKOK Twelve boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded Thai cave will watch a recording of the World Cup final which takes place on Sunday, not the live broadcast, an official at the hospital they are staying in said.

13 Jul 2018

Thai soccer team planned to be inside the cave for only an hour

BANGKOK Twelve boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand planned to explore the cavern complex for only about an hour before treacherous flood waters rose to trap them for more than two weeks, one of the boys' fathers said.

12 Jul 2018

'You are my very heart': Wife of diver who died in Thai cave mourns a hero

BANGKOK The wife of a former Thai navy diver who died working to rescue a young soccer team trapped for days in a flooded cave said on Thursday she missed him dearly and urged the boys not to blame themselves for his death.

12 Jul 2018

'You are my very heart': Wife of diver who died in Thai cave mourns a hero

BANGKOK The wife of a former Thai navy diver who died working to rescue a young soccer team trapped for days in a flooded cave said on Thursday she missed him dearly and urged the boys not to blame themselves for his death.

11 Jul 2018

Successful Thai cave rescue a boost for junta chief as election looms

BANGKOK "Hooyah! Hooyah!" Thailand's junta chief, Prayuth Chan-ocha, was greeted with a rousing cheer when he inspected the operation to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave this week.

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