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Shanghai, Beijing order new round of mass COVID-19 testing

Residents of parts of Shanghai and Beijing have been ordered to undergo further rounds of COVID-19 testing following the discovery of new cases in the two cities, while tight restrictions remain in place in Hong Kong, Macao and other Chinese cities.

A worker wearing a protective suit waits to administer a COVID-19 test at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, July 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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July 4 shooting suspect bought guns legally despite threats

The man charged with killing seven people when he unleashed a hail of bullets on an Independence Day parade from a rooftop in suburban Chicago legally bought the high-powered rifle used in the shooting and four other weapons, despite threatening violence, police said.