Jane Henson with some of Jim Henson's early puppets, including the original Kermit. (AP Photo)

Jane Henson of Muppet family fame dies at 78

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Jim Henson Co. says Henson’s partner in marriage and Muppets has died. The company says Jane Henson died Tuesday at her Connecticut home following a battle with cancer. She was 78.


Elmo actor Kevin Clash resigns amid sex allegation

NEW YORK (AP) — Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has resigned from “Sesame Street” in the wake of an allegation that he had sex with an under-aged youth. In its statement Tuesday, Sesame Workshop said “the controversy surrounding Kevin’s personal life […]


Oscars change rule for best original song nominees

LOS ANGELES (AP) – There will be more songs vying for Oscars at next year’s Academy Awards. The motion-picture academy said Thursday that there will be a minimum of five nominees in the original song […]


Muppets get a star today

The Muppets will receive the 2,466th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. The lovable puppets are being honored for  more than 50 years of entertaining the public on television and in movies.



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