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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

16 Jul 2018

In Japan's flood-ravaged Mabi, delays and lack of awareness magnified death toll

MABI, Japan - When Isao Akutagawa moved to the sleepy riverside town of Mabi in western Japan 45 years ago, it seemed like the perfect suburb to raise his children. | Video

11 Jul 2018

Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

TOKYO Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate and leaving dozens missing in the country's worst weather disaster in 36 years.

11 Jul 2018

Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

TOKYO Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate and leaving dozens missing in the country's worst weather disaster in 36 years.

11 Jul 2018

Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

TOKYO Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate and leaving dozens missing in the country's worst weather disaster in 36 years.

06 Jul 2018

Japan death row executions: hangings secretive, backed by public

TOKYO Japan on Friday executed the leader and six members of the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult that carried out a deadly sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995, killing 13 people.

06 Jul 2018

Japan death row executions - hangings secretive, backed by public

TOKYO Japan on Friday executed the leader and six members of the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult that carried out a deadly sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995, killing 13 people.

25 Jun 2018

Support for Japan PM Abe rises, boosting shot at historic tenure

TOKYO Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support rose 10 points to outstrip his disapproval rating for the first time since February, a survey showed on Monday, boosting his chance of weathering a series of scandals to become Japan's longest-serving premier.

18 Jun 2018

Japan confronts risks of U.S. alliance based on dollars and deals, not values

TOKYO Eighteen months after Donald Trump became U.S. president and started shaking up global diplomacy, Japan is waking up to the risks of an alliance based on dollars and deals rather than shared values and security interests.

15 Jun 2018

Trump-Kim summit pleases China, while Japan puts on brave face

BEIJING/TOKYO With U.S. President Donald Trump setting the course for normalizing ties with North Korea and even saying war games with South Korea would end, China appeared a winner from Tuesday's summit, as Japan tried putting a brave face on the outcome.

12 Jun 2018

Trump-Kim summit pleases China, while Japan puts on brave face

BEIJING/TOKYO With U.S. President Donald Trump setting the course for normalising ties with North Korea and even saying war games with South Korea would end, China appeared a winner from Tuesday's summit, as Japan tried putting a brave face on the outcome.

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