Summary Members of Congress will trade in the drab gray and black suits for blue and white checks on Wednesday for National Seersucker Day. The House has traditionally celebrated on Wednesdays while the Senate has worn seersucker the following day on Thursday.
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Summary The accident happened Monday morning at Nisitu, some 10 kilometers (6 miles) south of Juba, South Sudan's capital, as the bus sped to cross a bridge before a truck arrived from the opposite direction, said John Nsubuga, who heads an association of Ugandans working in South Sudan.
Summary The USDA said Monday in its weekly crop progress update that just 14 percent of the state's corn crop has been harvested, 2 percentage points higher than a year ago but down from 20 percentage points over the previous half decade.
Summary MailOnline is the online version of the U.K's Daily Mail newspaper and claims to be the biggest English-language newspaper website in the world. MailOnline editor-in-chief and publisher Martin Clarke added: "Piers is a fantastic addition to MailOnline. He has vast experience as an editor and presenter and certainly knows how to generate conversation and create debate so we're delighted that he will be joining us as our first ever editor-at-large."
Summary Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson said Monday that Officer Eugene Donnelly faces assault and trespassing charges. According to the Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/1vsWTAN ), the alleged June incident occurred hours after Donnelly received a Police Combat Cross for chasing and arresting a suspect who had shot at him.