BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Thomas Menino (meh-NEE'-noh) has left a hospital just in time for Christmas.
The longest-serving mayor in the city's history was released Sunday from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. He told reporters from inside an SUV that it's great to be out for Christmas.
He joked that city government has been running well, even without him.
Menino spent about six weeks at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He was admitted for treatment of a respiratory infection that developed during a vacation in Italy.
While at the hospital, he suffered complications including a compression fracture in a vertebra in his spine. He also was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
A spokesman said the mayor has not made a decision about his work schedule.
Legal Community Mourns Passing Of Justice Scalia, ‘One Of The Greatest Justices Our Country Has Known’ | Matt Vespa
- The Major Trends in U.S. Income Inequality Since 1947
The dominant player at the GOP debate was… the audience
Winners and Losers from Tonight’s CBS GOP Debate | RedState
Hillary: Leaving SCOTUS seat vacant 'dishonors Constitution'
The Craziest GOP Debate of The Cycle: Trump Defends Planned Parenthood, Cruz and Rubio Spar, Audience Boos
Top 10 Reagan Achievements | Human Events
The Other U.S. Semi-Auto .30-'06 In World War Two