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 may have heard there was a party going on in the UK for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. CNN iReporters are all over it, filing pictures and video of court jesters, bobbies, Elizabeth impersonators and regular folks having a jolly good time. We give them a respectful bow and curtsey here.
Even for very good athletes, winning isn't always everything. Sometimes it's more important to be a good sport, as beautifully demonstrated by a runner at a West Liberty, Ohio, track meet. CNN affiliate WDTN tells the inspiring story.
Of course your child is amazingly gifted. Everyone can see that. But can you top entering college at 9 and becoming a doctor at 21?
Abu Yahya al-Libi, the No. 2 man in al Qaeda and a longtime public face of the terror network, wasÂ killed by a CIA drone strike in Pakistan on Monday, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Al-Libi was second in command behind al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who took the helm after U.S. Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden last year.
There is no one who even comes close in terms of replacing the expertise (al Qaeda) has just lost. (Al-Libi) played a critical role in the group's planning against the West, providing oversight of the external operations efforts. Zawahiri will be hard-pressed to find any one person who can readily step into Abu Yahya's shoes.
President Obama will attend two West Coast campaign fundraisers Wednesday organized by gay and lesbian celebrities and activists. One of the events will feature the pop singer Pink.
A pretrial hearing will begin Wednesday for Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence analyst suspected of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified military and State Department documents while serving in Iraq. Many of those documents ended up on the WikiLeaks website. His trial is due to start in September.
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