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Formerly Obese Woman Completes a 200-Mile Relay Race

Originally posted 07/28/2016 01:35PM

[CUSTOM_PLAYER_BRIGHTCOVE "5058069759001"] Jennifer Roe abandoned her healthy eating habits when she became pregnant with her son, and by the time she gave birth she had reached 255 lbs.

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Curious George Creators' Incredible Escape from Nazi Germany Revealed in New Documentary

Originally posted 07/26/2016 03:05PM

Generations of children grew up with Curious George, but very few know the incredible true story behind his very first adventure – a daring escape from Nazi Germany.

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Inside the 'Flirtation' Between JFK Jr. and Madonna: 'She Was Irreverent and He Liked It'

Originally posted 07/15/2016 09:00PM

Fans know her today as "Madge" or the "Queen of Pop," but there was a time when Madonna was referred to simply as "M" – a nickname that, as it turns out, her one-time love interest John F. Kennedy Jr. claimed as his own.

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I AM JFK Jr. Trailer – Robert De Niro, Cindy Crawford and More Open Up About John F. Kennedy Jr. in New Documentary

Originally posted 07/12/2016 07:50AM

As the son of one of America's most beloved presidents, John F. Kennedy Jr. grew up in the public eye – yet there is much that remains unknown about the man who was famous since the day he was born and who became a national heartthrob.

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Transgender Kids Can Fully Be Themselves at This One-Of-A-Kind Summer Camp

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Transgender Kids Can Fully Be Themselves at This One-Of-A-Kind Summer Camp

Originally posted 06/01/2016 12:20PM

Every year, transgender children and their families gather at a unique summer camp for a weekend of bonding, learning and of course, fun and games. The experience – transformative for kids and their parents alike – is the subject of a new documentary, Transgender Kids Camp.

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PEOPLE Review: Why Weiner Is the Craziest Documentary You'll See This Year

PEOPLE Review: Why Weiner Is the Craziest Documentary You'll See This Year

Originally posted 05/20/2016 01:30PM

A politician with a sex scandal is hardly worth the batting of eyelashes these days. One with two sex scandals? Eh, it's been done before. But a politician who lets cameras keep filming him, his high-powered political wife and their baby son while the second wave of his scandal breaks—and all in the middle of a New York mayoral election? That's a guy you need to see.

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Katie Couric on Why She's Passionate About Gun Control: 'Everybody Agrees That Violence Needs to Be Reduced'

Originally posted 05/13/2016 12:50PM

Katie Couric is passionate about putting an end to gun violence.

At the premiere of her new documentary Under the Gun, the long-time journalist told reporters: "I've covered these mass shootings for many many, many years. Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook. For me, Sandy Hook was a moment where the entire country said, 'Something has to stop.' "

"After nothing got done following Sandy Hook, I just couldn't understand how 90 percent of the population favored universal background checks, and yet our elected officials couldn't get that done. And I wanted to understand why, and that's why I made this film," she adds.

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O.J.: Made in America: Watch the Exclusive Trailer for ESPN's 7-and-a-Half-Hour Doc

Originally posted 04/08/2016 08:50AM

The public thirst for all things O.J. Simpson – thanks to FX's remarkable American Crime Story, which concluded its 10-week run on Tuesday – is strong. And ESPN is striking at just the right time with a long-in-the-works documentary that takes an even deeper dive into the life and times, and rise and fall, of Simpson himself.

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Controversy Still Swirls Around Anti-Vaccine Documentary After Robert De Niro Pulls It from Tribeca Film Festival

Controversy Still Swirls Around Anti-Vaccine Documentary After Robert De Niro Pulls It from Tribeca Film Festival

Originally posted 03/30/2016 09:35AM

Tribeca Film Festival co-founder Robert De Niro decided to pull a controversial documentary linking vaccines with autism from the upcoming festival's lineup, but the storm surrounding the film, Vaxxed, continues to swirl.

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Gloria Vanderbilt Shares 'All Our Secrets' with Son Anderson Cooper in Touching Trailer for New Documentary

Originally posted 03/23/2016 04:35PM

Gloria Vanderbilt is pulling back the curtain on her remarkable life.

In a poignant new trailer for Nothing Left Unsaid, her upcoming documentary with son Anderson Cooper, the famous heiress looks back at her life and reflects on her expansive career, fascinating love life and experiences with both tragedy and success.

"Growing up, it didn't really have any reality for me, that whole Vanderbilt side of the family," Cooper, 48, says in the trailer of his mother, who was born into one of the wealthiest and most famous families in American history.

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