Deputy Breaking News Editor
Talia Ralph grew up bilingual in Montreal, and decided she wanted to be a journalist at the ripe age of 10. She earned an honors degree in multimedia journalism from Emerson College, and has written for Metro, Boston Magazine, WBUR.org, Flaunt Magazine, Roads and Kingdoms, and the Boston Globe.
When she's not writing and editing, Talia can be found hiking and bouldering; staking out the most delicious food in whatever city she finds herself; and watching what she suspects is an above-average amount of documentary film.
The head of the Federal Aviation Administration is on administrative leave after driving on the wrong side of the highway.
Hijackings by Somali pirates have decreased significantly this year, European Naval Force figures show.
The former house speaker and other Democrats have their fingers crossed for a Gingrich nomination.
As investors hope to draw new profits from abandoned military bases, Camp Bucca is reborn as the Basra Gateway hotel.
Russians head to the polls as skepticism over Vladamir Putin's party grows.
About 45,000 people are evacuating the German city as officials prepare to dismantle a bomb discovered in the Rhine.
Over 5 percent of the 650 million canines deployed by the US military suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
An 18-year-old Afghan woman and her family were attacked with acid by gunmen after her father refused to give her hand in marriage.
The life story of the WikiLeaks founder premieres in Europe this January.