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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

20 Jun 2018

Conflict, climate change choke efforts to cure poverty, inequality: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change and conflict are forcing growing numbers of people to go hungry, flee their homes and lose critical access to water, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a look at progress in its global development goals.

20 Jun 2018

Conflict, climate change choke efforts to cure poverty, inequality - UN

UNITED NATIONS, June 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - C limate change and conflict are forcing growing numbers of people to go hungry, flee their homes and lose critical access to water, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a look at progress in its global development goals.

13 Jun 2018

American Indians fear U.S.-Mexico border wall will destroy ancient culture

EL PASO, Texas (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - To the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Indians, the water of the Rio Grande that divides the United States and Mexico sanctifies religious rites and purifies their hunts.

13 Jun 2018

FEATURE-American Indians fear US-Mexico border wall will destroy ancient culture

EL PASO, Texas, June 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - To the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Indians, the water of the Rio Grande that divides the United States and Mexico sanctifies religious rites and purifies their hunts.

12 Jun 2018

Overlooked U.S. border shantytowns face threat of gathering storms

MERCEDES, Texas (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When it rains in South Texas, Norma Aldape worries that dirty water will overwhelm the shantytowns - known as colonias - where she lives tight against the U.S.-Mexico border.

11 Jun 2018

Fear drives forced labor underground along U.S.-Mexico border

ALAMO, Texas (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fear of tightened border patrols and tough new immigration laws is driving victims of human trafficking into hiding in the Rio Grande Valley at the southern tip of the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation.

11 Jun 2018

Factbox: Tighter security, immigration crackdown boost trafficking concerns along U.S.-Mexico border

MCALLEN, Texas (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fear of tighter border patrols and tough new laws is silencing victims of human trafficking in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, a prime location for migrants to enter the United States, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation.

11 Jun 2018

INVESTIGATION-Fear drives forced labor underground along US-Mexico border

ALAMO, Texas, June 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fear of tightened border patrols and tough new immigration laws is driving victims of human trafficking into hiding in the Rio Grande Valley at the southern tip of the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation.

07 Jun 2018

Signal sending chip wins prize for new technology to protect women

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A tiny computer chip that sends emergency alerts in areas without cellular phone service has won a global competition for technologies to help protect women and girls from violence.

07 Jun 2018

Foreign workers in U.S. fall victim to traffickers: report

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Foreigners with temporary work visas in the United States are falling victim to human trafficking as recruiters and employers exploit flaws in a system that includes several government agencies, an advocacy group said.

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