Two stories of a seemingly different sort captured Americans attention yesterday: The flight (pun!) of Edward Snowden, and the hunt for Rusty the red panda.

While most papers scrambled to find enough newshole on the wrapper for both stories, Washington D.C.'s free daily tabloid Express found a way to bring the two items together in a Voltron-like maneuver of attention-grabbing magnificence.

Now, if only every feel-bad story had a cute animal companion piece.

[H/T: HyperVocal]