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Big Bird (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Bird And America Want No Part Of The Big Bird Attack Ad

The Obama campaign’s thinking – or non-thinking – that America will be distracted by Big Bird when there are so many other really important issues involving real people is nothing more than an insult to every Americans’ intelligence.

10/11/2012

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Sesame Workshop Wants Obama Ad With Big Bird Taken Off Air

The New York-based Sesame Workshop was not pleased Tuesday with an Obama campaign ad featuring the voice of Big Bird.

CBS New York–10/09/2012

President Barack Obama (R) speaks during his debate with Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney (L), who greets the audience at the conclusion in Denver, Colorado, on October 3, 2012. (Photo credit: STF/AFP/GettyImages)

Big Bird, Jim Lehrer Hot Topics On Social Media During Presidential Debate

Social networks lit up Wednesday as users argued over who emerged as the key character from Wednesday’s first president debate.

10/04/2012

Pat Monahan and Martina McBride

Martina McBride, Carole King, Jennifer Hudson, And More On PBS Special Tonight

The PBS special “From Dust To Dreams: Opening Night at The Smith Center For The Performing Arts” features performances from Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, Martina McBride, Carole King, Jennifer Hudson, Pat Monahan, and more!

09/21/2012

Joe Paterno Statue (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NCAA President Not Ruling Out ‘Death Penalty’ For Penn State Football

The president of the NCAA says he isn’t ruling out the possibility of shutting down the Penn State football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

07/17/2012

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Prosecutors: 6 Charged With Computer Hacking, Other Cyber Crimes In NY

Hackers associated with the group have claimed to be responsible for a variety of cyber attacks on big companies, law enforcement and government agencies.

03/06/2012

Filmmaker Ken Burns stands outside Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Burns is taking his "Baseball" documentary into extra innings. Burns and co-producer Lynn Novick have created a four-hour update for the 1994 epic that chronicles all that's gone on in the sport since then. "The Tenth Inning" was scheduled to premiere at a Boston theater on Wednesday night, and to show on PBS next week. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)

In “Baseball” Sequel, Ken Burns Chronicles Steroid Era

Who says Red Sox and Yankee fans can’t work together? Witness Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, who just finished a sequel to their 1994 series “Baseball”.

WFAN–09/23/2010