Oscar the Grouch and Anderson Cooper (Chris Pizzello / Invision / Associated Press)

Five Reasons Trump Is Right to Cut NPR, PBS

President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal, “America First,” ends federal funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting — which, in turn, supports National Public Radio (NPR) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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Ad: Bert and Ernie Test Positive for STDs

Iconic Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie may have a closer relationship than most people realized after all, as the two star in a new ad for an STD detection service that sees the longtime best buds analyzing the result of what appears to be their own test.


Study Finds Children Learn as Much from ‘Sesame Street’ as Preschool

A study being called the “most authoritative” review of the impact of the PBS series Sesame Street on children is scheduled to be released this month. In part, the report finds that the decades-old show is just as effective as preschool for educating little ones.