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How 'Coco' writers/directors did justice to the tradition of Día de los Muertos

| The story by Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina delves into themes of family, tradition, remembering the deceased, and the importance of following your dreams.

Santa will see you now — but you'll need a reservation first


In a bid to cut down on wait times, the Macy's in Manhattan is now requiring reservations for children to meet Santa. It's not the only store doing that.

Pixar's 'Coco' crushes 'Justice League' at box office


The Día de los Muertos-themed film could be the family movie of the season.

Rance Howard, actor dad of director Ron Howard, dies at 89


"A depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting changed the course of our family history," Ron Howard wrote.

The story behind those Google doodles


Google doodles have been surprising and delighting users for almost 20 years, but the tech giant hopes they'll also spark important conversations.

Man banned from Nobel Literature banquet amid sex claims


After 18 women claim they were assaulted or raped by the director of a Stockholm cultural center, he was banned from attending a Nobel banquet.

New UCLA football coach Chip Kelly will earn almost $90,000 a week


The former Oregon coach signed a five-year, $23.3 million deal to oversee UCLA's football program after Jim Mora was fired.

Why we're still over the moon about moon pies


The marshmallow-chocolate-graham cracker treat was invented a century ago as a coal-miner's snack and is still made by the same Chattanooga bakery.


How a flicker of self-doubt warps our response to sexual harassment


"For many of the things that happened to me, I'd been conditioned to believe that my first instinct was an overreaction. Maybe even unfair."