Deputy News Editor

Andrew Caffrey

Andrew Caffrey is Deputy Editor of the News and Features Department. He has been a journalist for three decades, and has covered everything from presidential campaigns, to stock market crashes to NBA playoffs. He previously served as the Globe’s Deputy Business Editor, was a financial reporter here and at the Wall Street Journal. He also spent 12 years in public radio, covering politics for WBUR and then serving as the station’s managing editor.

Latest stories


Facing deadlines, drug makers move to beef up defenses against counterfeit medications

By Jonathan Wosen , STAT

A FedEx-like track-and-trace system mandated by Congress is being phased in to protect the public against fakes.


Cost of treating opioid overdose victims rising fast

By Casey Ross , STAT

A new study that assessed costs over a seven-year span concludes sick patients are placing a greater strain on an overmatched health system.


Nursing home transition initiative may face deep cuts

By Cassie M. Chew , STAT

The Money Follows the Person program helps patients who are leaving nursing homes buy their own furniture and pay the security deposit on an apartment.

Mass. home sales in April grow at fastest pace since 2012

By Tim Logan , Globe Staff

The state’s housing market continued its spring surge, with prices also continuing to climb.