Settle in with these weekend reads

(CNN)A rarity in Hollywood. A not-so likely change. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here's what you might have missed during a busy news week.

Was James Brown murdered? Twelve years after his death, nearly a dozen people who knew the Godfather of Soul are calling for an autopsy or a criminal investigation. Read reporter Thomas Lake's compelling three-part investigation.
    The United States shipped weapons and secrets to the Saudis and Emiratis. Now, some are in the hands of fighters linked to al Qaeda and Iran.
    She has been a sex worker in the Netherlands for 15 years and still loves what she does. While the profession is legal, sex workers across the country are fighting for change -- for the job to be recognized as just that: a job.
    The Netflix-inspired Kondo-ism craze may seem like a mass reformed relationship between Americans and their things. But Jennifer Le Zotte writes that it's highly unlikely this phenomenon will change our acquisitive relationship with consumer goods.
    From free love and LSD to tech and skyscrapers, this city's still a gem. What seems far out elsewhere tends to find a home in San Francisco.
    Sandy Powell has been known to turn projects down because of the lack of female involvement. So when "The Favourite" came her way, it must have seemed heaven-sent.
      Before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of Congress, he and his team held mock hearings. Yet Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg's longtime confidant, didn't attend. The reason offers a glimpse into their working relationship.