The annual Gay Pride parade works its way along Christopher Street in Greenwich Village on Sunday. The parade became a victory celebration after New York's historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Author J.K. Rowling poses for photographers as she announces her new website project, Pottermore, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Rowling says she has written new material about the characters, places and objects in the Harry Potter stories that will appear exclusively on the Pottermore site. Akira Suemori/AP hide caption

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Trent Fucci and Nancy King fill out lottery tickets for The Book of Mormon in front of a Broadway theater. The play has been sold out since previews. Margot Adler/NPR hide caption

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The Sofitel hotel in New York, where IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn allegedly sexually assaulted a hotel maid. Jewel Samad/Getty Images hide caption

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Developer Sharif El-Gamal, pictured here last August, says working on the controversial New York mosque has been very hard. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Russian-born American novelist Ayn Rand poses in front of Grand Central Terminal, or Atlas Shrugged's Taggart Terminal, in 1962. AP hide caption

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Vostok: Earth's First Spaceship

The Vostok 3KA-2 was the last unmanned flight before Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth on April 12, 1961. The rocket went into space carrying a dog named Zvezdochka and a mannequin in a spacesuit.

A large collection of 20th century motorcycle toys, valued between $4,000 and $6,000. Courtesy of Sotheby's hide caption

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