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This week, a former Pentagon official told the media, "My personal belief is that there is very compelling evidence that we may not be alone" ... and the world kept on turning. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'We May Not Be Alone'

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A pot of rajma, a bean stew from the north of India, cooks on the stove. It's one of the recipes included in the new cookbook Bollywood Kitchen. Josh Loock/NPR hide caption

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'Bollywood Kitchen': A Celebration Of Indian-American Cuisine

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A Writer Remembers The Quake That Rocked Mexico City, And Brought Its People Together

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Barbershop: The Alabama Senate Race And Accusations Against Russell Simmons

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Dillon Smith gets popcorn for customers in the concession stand at the TK/Starlite Drive-In Theater in Nebraska. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait In Line

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