Settle in with these weekend reads

(CNN)What it's like on the front line of war. A decades-old report on race that's surprisingly woke. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here's what you might have missed amid a busy news week:

She was mother and wife by fifth grade

Raped at 8, pregnant at 10 and forced to marry her attacker at 11. Now she wants to be the face of ending child marriages in America.

The city stained by the 'house of horrors'

    Before 13 siblings allegedly held captive by their parents were discovered in Perris, the California city was a skydiver's paradise. Now the fallout from the story of the Turpin family has clouded the city's reputation.

    This is life for 3,000 Puerto Ricans still living in mainland US hotels

    Every day is an adjustment for Liz Cruz and her family in this wintry, unfamiliar city, more than 1,600 miles from home.

    On the front line of war

    Thousands killed. Millions starving. Rocket launchers littering mountaintops. There's no end in sight to Yemen's civil war.

    Opinion: One of today's 'wokest' moments happened in 1968

    Fifty years ago this month, a presidential commission released perhaps the most explosive government report of the 1960s. Its main finding: Racial violence that proliferated in major American cities in that era was rooted in the failure of political institutions to recognize the humanity of black citizens rather than the supposedly pathological behavior of ghetto residents. Peniel Joseph examines the report's findings and its impact. Bonus: 10 quotes from that report that still ring true today.

    Opinion: Why are people prejudiced? It's not what you think

    The authors of a journal article on prejudice and stigmatization say they have found a basic root of social prejudice: people's dislike of broken patterns.