OOD DAY FOR: Sun sets, after The New York Sun is printing its final edition today. The Sun, a conservative-leaning newspaper started in 2002, couldn’t find financial backers. “This month, not to mention this week, has been one of the worst in a century in which to be trying to raise capital,” said editor Seth Lipsky. (The New York Times) It did not ask for a federal bailout. (The New York Sun)
BAD DAY FOR: The innocence of childhood, after Jack Anderson, then 2 and on his way to Disney World with his family, was prevented from boarding an airplane for an hour because his name appeared on the TSA’s terrorist watch list. Anderson was again pulled aside as a potential terrorist two years later, when he was 4. The Anderson family now drives to all their vacation destinations. (The New York Times)
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