Covid: Joe Biden promises vaccines for all US adults by end of May

image copyrightEPAimage captionA queue for vaccinations in New York. A key task for President Biden is getting the supplies into armsThe US will have enough coronavirus vaccines for every adult by the end of May, President Joe Biden has said.This will be two months earlier than previously expected, but Mr Biden said the vaccination drive…

What does China want to do on the Moon's far side?

Image copyright CNSA/AFP Image caption The first close up pictures of the far side of the Moon What will China's Chang'e-4 mission learn about the far side of the Moon? Here are a few things the mission is designed to do.Learn about the Moon's historyNo space mission has ever explored the far side from the…

Dan Robbins: Paint-by-numbers inventor dies at 93

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dan Robbins invented paint-by-numbers in the 1940s Dan Robbins, the artist behind the paint-by-numbers craze that swept America, has died at the age of 93. He died this week in Sylvania, Ohio this week, his son told AP news agency.Robbins was working at a paint products firm in the…

Parasite: What's the film actually about?

This year's best picture Oscar winner, Parasite, is historic and, to many, a bit mysterious.The South Korean film shines a light on class divisions, including life in Seoul's cramped basement apartments.

Adam Toledo: Chicago releases video of police shooting boy

media captionWatch: Police cameras show the final seconds before Adam Toledo, 13, was shotChicago police have released footage of the moment one of its officers shot dead a 13-year-old boy in a dark alley.Bodycam video shows the officer shouting "Drop it" before shooting Adam Toledo once in the chest on 29 March.The boy does not…

Typhoon Phanfone batters the Philippines

Typhoon Phanfone, also known as Ursula, has battered the central Philippines.Thousands of people have been left stranded, as ferries and flights were cancelled. Thousands more spent the night in temporary shelters. More than 100 families' homes have been destroyed by the storm.