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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 Oct 2017

Los Angeles police investigating Harvey Weinstein in 2013 sexual assault allegation

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles Police Department said on Thursday that it is investigating a 2013 sexual assault allegation against movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

13 Oct 2017

Bruno Mars leads music's AMA nominations as female artists edged out

LOS ANGELES The men of pop and hip hop led the nominations for the American Music Awards (AMA) on Thursday, while female artists were left out of most categories. | Video

12 Oct 2017

Battle with Thor kicks off three-movie arc for Marvel's Hulk

LOS ANGELES Marvel's big green Hulk may not be getting his own standalone movie but actor Mark Ruffalo, who plays the current iteration of the superhero, said the character will get a mini arc within three upcoming Marvel movies. | Video

11 Oct 2017

Apple nears TV deal with Spielberg for 'Amazing Stories'

LOS ANGELES Apple Inc is finalizing a deal to make 10 new episodes of Steven Spielberg's 1980s science fiction anthology series "Amazing Stories," landing a premiere Hollywood talent for its plunge into original TV programming, a source with knowledge of the discussions said.

07 Oct 2017

Weinstein on indefinite leave as company investigates allegations

LOS ANGELES Co-chairman Harvey Weinstein was taking an indefinite leave from the Weinstein Co, the film production company said on Friday, adding it will conduct an internal investigation into the New York Times' report of sexual harassment allegations against one of the most powerful men in Hollywood.

04 Oct 2017

Tom Petty, 'distinctively American' rocker, dies aged 66

LOS ANGELES Veteran U.S. rocker Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as "Refugee," "Free Fallin'" and "American Girl," has died following a heart attack. He was 66. | Video

30 Sep 2017

In world of fast-paced Trump satire, 'The Simpsons' go medieval

LOS ANGELES The creators of satirical animated series "The Simpsons," who once eerily predicted Donald Trump would become U.S. president, cannot keep pace with the comedy he is now inspiring and have decided instead to take family back to medieval times.

29 Sep 2017

Replicant or human? 'Blade Runner 2049' reignites existential debate

LOS ANGELES Was Harrison Ford's Officer Rick Deckard a human or a Replicant robot in 1982's "Blade Runner"? | Video

23 Sep 2017

Rodarte sisters go deep into the woods for film debut 'Woodshock'

LOS ANGELES When the sisters behind high-fashion label Rodarte decided to make their debut film "Woodshock," they looked for inspiration where they have always searched - in the redwood forests by their Northern California coastal home. | Video

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