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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

5:27pm BST

U.S. cannot cut teen pregnancy prevention grants : federal judge

A federal judge has blocked U.S. President Donald Trump's administration from terminating grant funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs run by affiliates of Planned Parenthood, saying the decision was arbitrary.

12:05am BST

Biotech CEO, two associates accused by U.S. of securities fraud

BOSTON The chief executive of a biotech company that said it was developing a non-opiate pain treatment was arrested along with two associates on Tuesday on U.S. charges that he misled investors and participated in a stock manipulation scheme.

24 Apr 2018

Republican AGs ask Supreme Court to toss Kansas Planned Parenthood ruling

The Republican attorneys general of 15 states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that blocked Kansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood following the release of controversial videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.

24 Apr 2018

Nuns can join case targeting Trump rollback of Obamacare birth control coverage

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that an order of Roman Catholic nuns may intervene in a lawsuit by Pennsylvania's attorney general challenging new Trump administration rules permitting religious and moral exemptions to Obamacare's contraceptive mandate.

24 Apr 2018

Nuns can join case targeting Trump rollback of Obamacare birth control coverage

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that an order of Roman Catholic nuns may intervene in a lawsuit by Pennsylvania's attorney general challenging new Trump administration rules permitting religious and moral exemptions to Obamacare's contraceptive mandate.

24 Apr 2018

Massachusetts court weighs suspending judge for courthouse affair

BOSTON Massachusetts's top court weighed on Tuesday whether it should suspend a judge who admitted to engaging in repeated sexual encounters including in his courthouse with a social worker whose lawyer contended he abused the power he had over her.

24 Apr 2018

Ex-Insys employee in U.S. opioid case sentenced to home confinement

A former Insys Therapeutics Inc sales representative was sentenced on Monday to six months of home confinement after admitting that she participated in a scheme to pay kickbacks to two Alabama doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based medication.

23 Apr 2018

Three MS-13 gang members in Massachusetts convicted in murder trial

BOSTON Three suspected members of the MS-13 gang in Massachusetts were convicted on Monday of participating in gang-related murders, in a case U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called an example of how authorities can try to tackle the criminal organization.

23 Apr 2018

Former dentist, two others sentenced for laser treatment scheme

A former dentist in South Dakota and two other individuals have been sentenced for their roles in a nearly $16.7 million scheme to fraudulently market and sell laser devices by claiming they could be used to treat cancer and range of other illnesses.

23 Apr 2018

Texas hospice companies beat Medicare billing whistleblower case

A federal judge has dismissed a whistleblower lawsuit claiming a Texas hospice and related companies defrauded Medicare by admitting patients who did not qualify for care and by failing to regularly certify them as required.

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