The CNN Daily Mash-up is a roundup of some of the most interesting, surprising, curious, poignant or significant items to appear on CNN.com in the past 24 hours. We top it with a collection of the day's most striking photographs from around the world.
You've heard of Pamplona's running of the bulls. This is not that. CNN iReporter Caleb Clark of Brattleboro, Vermont, documents a procession of farm animals, students and tractors participating in the strolling of the heifers, an annual parade benefiting farmers and educating the public about sustainable local agriculture. His wife and 5-week-old son are seen participating in the event.
JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon told the Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday that the deal that cost his bank billions of dollars earlier this year was indefensible.
The way it was contrived between January to March, it changed into something I cannot publicly defend. ... It morphed into something that I can't justify. It was just too risky for our company.
Burger King's summer menu got Erin Burnett's attention.
Eatocracy editor Kat Kinsman says the function of snacks on plane rides is often more psychological than nutritional. We don't think Samuel L. Jackson was among them, but our readers had a thing or two to say, including this:
I can live without snacks on a plane as long as there are no snakes on a plane.
An Everglades airboat captain lost his hand when an alligator bit it off Tuesday, according to officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Officials told CNN affiliate WBBH that the victim, who was not named, works for a tour company in Everglades City. "You don't feed them," Everglades City resident Sarah Goff warned. "They can get used to that and get aggressive." The gator was captured and killed to retrieve the man's hand.
Folks in Herald, California, tell CNN affiliate KTXL their new neighbors moved in about 12 days ago. They brought their friends, and their appetites, with them. It's not known how many grasshoppers have descended on Herald, but one local expert, 7-year-old Moe Gunter, put the number at around 50 million. Local vegetation is not faring well. Neither are insectiphobes.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will testify Thursday about his links to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., the News of the World, and the phone-hacking scandal that shaken the ranks of media and government.
June 13 anniversaries
1775 - A resolution of the Continental Congress establishes the U.S. Army.
1777 - The Continental Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the U.S.
1922 - Warren Harding becomes the first president to be heard on the radio.
1951 - The first commercial computer, Univac I, is unveiled.
1985 - A TWA jet is hijacked after taking off from Athens. The terrorists hold the 153 passengers and crew for 17 days.
June 13 birthdays