State Auditor Suzanne Bump was in Springfield Thursday, days after releasing her blockbuster report on the state’s welfare department. Speaking to the Republican newspaper, Bump disputed allegations by Governor Patrick that her work wasn’t accurate. Bump’s audit compared welfare rolls with Social Security data and represented a snapshot in time. It revealed widespread problems, involving several million in welfare benefits, including those being paid to more than a thousand dead people.
The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.
A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.
A woman who police say drove through the wall of a Franklin County restaurant as people were having breakfast, will be charged with driving under the influence
The "Harry Potter" star performs the tongue-twisting "Alphabet Aerobics" and it's hilarious.