The star in the center, as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope, is known as V1331 Cyg and is located in the dark cloud LDN 981. Karl Stapelfe/ESA/Hubble, NASA hide caption

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A woman kneels near a makeshift memorial for Kayla Mueller in Prescott, Ariz. Brian Skoloff/AP hide caption

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Todd Fadel, at piano, leads singers at a recent gathering of Beer & Hymns at First Christian Church Portland. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Must religion be embodied in a god or gods, such as Ceres, the Roman goddess of agriculture? Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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