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"The Invisible War"

The numbers are stark: More than 3,000 members of the military report being sexually assaulted every year, while the Department of Defense estimates that another 16,000 attacks go unreported. And according to many victims, the trauma doesn't end there. Investigations are handled within the military's "chain of command," at the discretion of officers who may not want to report wrongdoing in their own ranks. A new documentary gives voice to the women--and men--fighting to change military culture and its handling of sexual assault claims.

The Invisible War--Official Trailer

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Aviator Beryl Markham Soars Again In 'Paris Wife' Author's New Book

"It is my fate to illuminate the lives of these one-of-a-kind notable women that have been somehow forgotten by history," says Paula McClain. She shines her spotlight on Markham in Circling the Sun.
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At The Purple Pie Place, Where The Crusts Are Just Sweet Enough

Bobkat's Purple Pie Place is a fixture in Custer, S.D. From chicken pot pie to strawberry rhubarb, Trevor Yehlie and his family have been baking and serving pies at the local favorite since 2009.
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SuperPACs Report Their Funds — And The Numbers Are Staggering

SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it's clear that the committees' roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.
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Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.

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