Settle in with these weekend reads

(CNN)A dire climate change report. Looking back at the Gary Hart scandal. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here's what you might have missed during a busy news week.

In excerpts from his journal, the American who is believed to have been killed by members of the isolationist tribe on a remote island, wrote of returning even after a tribesman shot at him with a bow and arrow.
    A group of white nationalists believe South Africa is heading toward a brutal race war and they see President Trump as a "ray of hope."
    America's top retailers reported strong sales last quarter, but Wall Street's worried their plans to win the holiday shopping season would be costly. Here's why there's so much pressure to perform this season.
    As the President considers replacing his chief of staff, Nick Ayers has emerged as a top contender, multiple people familiar with the situation told CNN. Get to know the 36-year-old political operative.
    A new US government report delivers a dire warning about climate change and its devastating impacts on the health and economy of the country.
    The feud between the National Rifle Association and the medical community rages on, with the latest round coming from physicians who released an editorial this week saying they disagree with the NRA.
      Before presidential payoffs to porn stars, then-Senator Gary Hart of Colorado had a very bad week after allegations surfaced of his infidelity. A member of Hart's staff looks back on this week from hell, which is now also the subject of a major motion picture, "The Front Runner."