Travis Andersen

Andersen is a breaking news reporter for the Metro section. He previously worked as a freelance writer for and a reporter for the Associated Press. A graduate of Kenyon College, he also earned a master’s in journalism from Boston University.

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Body of RFK granddaughter recovered in Md.; Congressman Kennedy posts moving video tribute

By , Globe Staff

Authorities are continuing their search Monday for a granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy and her 8-year-old son, who are presumed dead after they went missing in a canoe Thursday in Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

Harvard University president Larry Bacow, recovered from coronavirus along with his wife, says they’re ‘feeling much better'

By , Globe Staff

Harvard University President Larry Bacow and his wife are "feeling much better” after contracting the coronavirus last month, he told a school publication Monday.

Daughter, grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend presumed dead after going missing in Chesapeake Bay

By , Globe Staff

Maeve Fahey Kennedy Townsend, 41, and her son, 8-year-old Gideon were believed to have died as searchers suspended efforts after more than a day of scouring the Chesapeake Bay, Kennedy Townsend’s husband, David McKean, said in a statement posted to Facebook on Friday night.

Mass. reports 38 more coronavirus-related deaths; number of confirmed cases rises to 10,402

By , and , Globe Staff

The state announced Friday that the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Massachusetts had risen by 38 cases to 192 and that the number of confirmed cases had risen to 10,402.