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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

07 Aug 2018

Paul Laxalt, former Nevada senator and Reagan liaison, dies at 96

WASHINGTON Former Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt, who served as Ronald Reagan's trusted liaison between the White House and Congress and also helped end Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcos's reign, has died, media reported.

06 Aug 2018

U.S. actress Charlotte Rae, star of 'Facts of Life,' dead at 92

Charlotte Rae, the actress, singer and comedienne who won acclaim on Broadway and was best known for her starring role as a girls boarding school housemother on U.S. television's "The Facts of Life" from 1979 to 1986, has died at the age of 92. | Video

01 Aug 2018

Rare blue diamonds may be Earth's deepest secret

WASHINGTON The Hope Diamond, a rare blue diamond that is one of the world's most famous jewels, has had a complicated history, passing through the hands of monarchs and bankers and heiresses and thieves before landing for all to see at a Washington museum.

01 Aug 2018

Spiky Utah dinosaur had more than 'a face only a mother could love'

WASHINGTON With its head and snout covered in bony armor shaped like cones and pyramids, a spiky tank-like dinosaur unearthed in southern Utah was not just another pretty face.

26 Jul 2018

Underground lake found on Mars, raising possibility of life

WASHINGTON Using a radar instrument on an orbiting spacecraft, scientists have spotted what they said on Wednesday appears to be a sizable salt-laden lake under ice on the southern polar plain of Mars, a body of water they called a possible habitat for microbial life. | Video

24 Jul 2018

'Amazing dragon' fossils rewrite history of long-necked dinosaurs

WASHINGTON Fossils unearthed on a hillside in northwestern China are forcing scientists to rethink the history of a dinosaur lineage that produced the largest animals ever to walk the planet.

17 Jul 2018

Ten newly found moons of Jupiter include a 'wrong-way driver'

WASHINGTON Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one "wrong-way driver" that appears destined to crash into other moons sharing its orbital highway.

17 Jul 2018

World's oldest bread found at prehistoric site in Jordan

WASHINGTON Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace at a site in northeastern Jordan have given researchers a delectable surprise: people began making bread, a vital staple food, millennia before they developed agriculture.

13 Jul 2018

Ghostly particles give scientists new understanding of universe

WASHINGTON A breakthrough in the study of ghostly particles called high-energy neutrinos that traverse space, zipping unimpeded through people, planets and whole galaxies, is giving scientists an audacious new way to expand our understanding of the cosmos. | Video

10 Jul 2018

Fossils of early giant dinosaur discovered in Argentina

WASHINGTON Scientists have unearthed in northwestern Argentina fossils of the earliest-known giant dinosaur, a four-legged plant-eater with a medium-length neck and long tail that was a forerunner of the largest land animals of all time.


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