Episode of ‘Sesame Street’ Allegedly Removed for Being Too Scary

An episode of “Sesame Street,” allegedly removed from syndication for being too frightening for children, has been posted to social media sites like YouTube and Reddit. The episode stars Margaret Hamilton, who revives her role as the Wicked Witch of the West from “The Wizard of Oz.” The plot also […]

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Russians Line Up for McDonald’s as It Leaves

Long lines are forming outside of McDonald’s restaurants in Russia ahead of the company’s nationwide exit, mirroring a time when eager consumers first gathered for the fast-food chain’s arrival in Moscow over 30 years ago. McDonald’s announced this week that it will sell its 850 restaurants in Russia due to […]

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Daylight Saving Time Permanent

Senate passes bill to make Daylight Saving Time permanent starting in 2023 The Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent beginning in November 2023, a significant leap forward in the push to ensure an extra hour of sunlight at the end of the […]

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R.I.P. Emilio Delgado, Luis on ‘Sesame Street’

Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years played fix-it shop owner Luis on “Sesame Street,” has died Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years was a warm and familiar presence in children’s lives and a rare Latino face on American television as fix-it shop […]

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Book Controversy Leads to Assistant Principal’s Firing

The assistant principal at a Mississippi school has been fired for reading a children’s book called “I Need a New Butt!” to second-graders. Toby Price said he was asked to set up a Zoom class for the kids at Gary Road Elementary School in Byram – and that when the […]

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