Sesame Street

Elmo left behind on 'Sesame Street' as actor exits

NEW YORK (AP) – Even on “Sesame Street,” where everything is famously A-OK, problems can arise for its residents. And that includes the Muppets. Cookie Monster grapples with an eating disorder. Oscar the Grouch gets […]

11/21/2012

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 […]

11/20/2012

Elmo puppeteer accused of underage relationship

NEW YORK (AP) – The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on “Sesame Street” is taking a leave of absence from the popular kids’ show following allegations that he had a relationship with a 16-year-old boy. […]

11/12/2012

Romney calls for 'bold changes' for economy

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is calling for “bold changes” to help revive the nation’s economy as he outlines a closing economic argument in a speech Friday in Iowa. Romney […]

10/26/2012

The Mitt Romney effect: Big Bird popular for Halloween

NEW YORK (AP) – Expect to see a lot of Big Birds on Halloween. Sales of Big Bird costumes are soaring since Mitt Romney said he liked Big Bird, but still would cut federal funds […]

10/18/2012

Third parties to Obama, Romney: 'Leave us out'

WASHINGTON (AP) – What do a Navy mom, Big Bird and AARP have in common? They want President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney to leave them alone. Both candidates are encountering cross words from […]

10/17/2012

Sesame Workshop asks Obama campaign take down Big Bird ad

NEW YORK (AP) – The producers of “Sesame Street” have asked President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign to take down an ad it’s produced using Big Bird. The ad mocks Mitt Romney’s vow to end federal […]

10/09/2012

Romney scratching his head over Obama, Big Bird

VAN METER, Iowa (AP) – Mitt Romney says he’s scratching his head over President Barack Obama’s focus on Big Bird. The president is featuring the “Sesame Street” star in a new campaign ad mocking Romney’s […]

10/09/2012

Social media renders rapid judgment on debate

WASHINGTON (AP) – If social media is any indication, Mitt Romney may have been the clear winner of last night’s debate in Denver. Twitter says the debate was the most tweeted-about event in U.S. political […]

10/04/2012

Sesame Street loses one of its own

(AP) – The man behind “Sesame Street’s” Count von Count and Gobi Fraggle on “Fraggle Rock” has died. The late Jim Henson‘s daughter Lisa posted on the Jim Henson Company‘s Facebook page that Jerry Nelson‘s […]

08/24/2012

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