Veteran wheelchair racer Ernst van Dyk has become the first athlete to win 10 titles at the Boston Marathon.
Flyhalf Colin Slade kicked six goals, taking advantage of a one-sided penalty count, to boost the Crusaders to an 18-17 win over the Chiefs.
The Hurricanes have stretched their winning streak to three games, scoring three second-half tries to claim a record 39-20 win over the Blues.
Faced with growing anger about a poisonous environment, China's government has revealed nearly one-fifth of the country's farm land is contaminated.
A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students, has sank off South Korea's coast, leaving more than 280 people missing.
Gareth Anscombe stepped comfortably into the boots of injured All Blacks flyhalf Aaron Cruden, kicking 17 points to steer the Chiefs to a win.
Prince Asiel Ben Israel faces a five-year prison sentences for trying to persuade US lawmakers to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe's government.
Flyhalf Beauden Barrett exceeded 100 points for the season, kicking six penalties to lift the Hurricanes to a 25-20 win over the Bulls in Super Rugby.
Before the 2016 presidential contest begins, the lesser-known competition for the Republican Party's most influential donors is well under way.
Lawmakers in Ethiopia are to pass a Bill that effectively makes homosexuality, which is illegal in the country, "nonpardonable" under its amnesty law.