19 Apr 2013 10:11 - Reuters, AFP, A suspect in the shooting of an MIT guard is dead, and a manhunt is on for another - both of whom are believed to be involved in the Boston bombings.
19 Apr 2013 09:17 - Scott Malone Police have descended on a Boston suburb amid reports of gunfire and explosions after a university police officer was shot dead on the MIT campus.
19 Apr 2013 06:59 - Mariano Andrade, Tim Witcher, The FBI has released pictures and a video of two men suspected of planting the Boston marathon bombs, appealing for help to identify the pair.
19 Apr 2013 00:00 - Rowan Philp They make up but a handful of the immigrant population to the US, but an impressive number of South Africans have risen to the top of their fields.
19 Apr 2013 00:00 - Sarah Evans Although a number of South Africans participated in the marathon, none of them were injured. Only two South African spectators were slightly injured.
18 Apr 2013 06:20 - Mark Hosenball, Tim McLaughlin, Investigators spotted a Boston Marathon bombing suspect on security video footage taken before two blasts went off, says a law enforcement source.
17 Apr 2013 11:19 - Sapa-AP The bombs at the Boston Marathon killed three people and wounded more than 170. Here are the stories of those killed and some of the injured.
17 Apr 2013 07:32 - Mathieu Rabechault The explosives detonated at the Boston Marathon were homemade devices full of nails, possibly packed into kitchen pressure cookers, say US officials.
17 Apr 2013 06:18 - Sarah Evans, Nickolaus Bauer, South Africans injured in Boston bombings were spectators, not runners, says Dirco, as Barack Obama admits attack was an 'act of terror'.
16 Apr 2013 09:10 - AFP Race organisers have said the London Marathon would go ahead despite the death of three people in explosions near the Boston Marathon's finish line.
16 Apr 2013 09:01 Two bombs have gone off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring over a hundred. Two South Africans have been hurt.
16 Apr 2013 08:32 - Stan Honda, Tim Witcher, AFP, Pakistan's Taliban, which claimed the 2010 Times Square bomb plot, has denied responsibility for the explosions that killed three people in Boston.
16 Apr 2013 07:33 - Barbara Goldberg As smoke cleared from the bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon, runners were comforted by acts of kindness carried out by city residents offering help.
16 Apr 2013 07:07 - Staff Reporter SA athlete Rene Kalmer says she has not heard of South African casualties at the Boston Marathon after blasts at the finish line killed three people.
13 Jan 2012 00:00 - Claire Wrathall From Francis Ford Coppola's new hotel in Italy to the genius of Klimt in Vienna, Claire Wrathall has some tempting tips for travellers.
20 Apr 2010 08:34 - Scott Malone Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot smashed the course record to win the Boston Marathon men's race on Monday, while Teyba Erkesso captured the women's title.
15 Oct 2008 18:00 - David Germain Director Kevin Smith has made a movie with such a bothersome title he cannot even place ads for it in some places.
30 Jun 2008 14:33 - Andrew Clark Private New Zealander puts $50m into a new business school aiming to produce a generation of business leaders in poverty-stricken parts of the globe.
13 Jun 2008 11:42 - Jason Szep The University of Massachusetts on Thursday rescinded an honorary law degree awarded 22 years ago to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
21 Apr 2008 18:32 - Staff Reporter South African Ernst van Dyk and Japan's Wakako Tsuchida led all the way in winning the Boston Marathon wheelchair divisions on Monday. Van Dyk finished in one hour, 26 minutes and 49 seconds to win in Boston for the seventh time. Though it was the second slowest time of his seven victories, no one was near him when he crossed the finish line on Boylston Street.