Central Park Pond Gobbles Up Kids

The New York papers are known for their ability to convey the day's most significant news in an eloquent and pithy manner.  We here at Dateline Headline will be comparing the headlines of the major New York papers and keep a running tally of the best.  Newspapers will be awarded from zero to ten points.  Click on the headlines to see an image of each paper's front page.  Can you do better than the New York papers?  Place your headline of the day below.

Five dailies, five different headlines.  Not much to see in today's headlines.

5.  Daily News - MOSQUE BANDIT / 'Ground Zero' imam blew $3M on trips, gifts for gal: suit
We are revisiting this again?  Points awarded: 0.

4.  Newsday - NEW LAW IN SUFFOLK / TRACKING SEX OFFENDERS / Tighter monitoring countywide / East end trailers to close
Sex cells?  Points awarded: 1.

3.  The Wall Street Journal - Debt Rise Colors Budget Talks / CBO Sees Total Federal Borrowing Hitting 77% of GDP by 2020 Unless Officials Act
A point for covering the oh so important budget.  Points awarded: 1.

2.  The New York Times - Hazards of Drone Strikes Face Rare Public Scrutiny / Hearing on C.I.A. Pick, Architect of Attacks That Killed Militants and Civilians
And by tomorrow all will be forgotten.  What were we talking about?  Points awarded: 2.

1.  New York Post - ICE TRAP / Kid plunges into Central Park Pond
Fine, here are some points.  Points awarded: 4.

Newspaper Today's Points Total Points
The Wall Street Journal 1 64
New York Post 4 54
Daily News 0 48
The New York Times 2 45
Newsday 1 23


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