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Chris (right) and Renee Wiley pose for a wedding photo on Times Square in New York in December. Same-sex marriage in New York state became legal in July 2011. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Daily Struggles, Gay Rights Movement Embraces Watershed Moments

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Dead Monks Akira Yamaoka
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Everything I Am Kanye West & DJ Premiere
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No Church In the Wild Jay-Z & Kanye West
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Turkey vulture droppings can strip paint, kill grass and sicken pets. The droppings also smell really bad. Holly Kuchera /iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Vultures Beware: Virginia Town Targets Flock Of Unwanted Visitors

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Starr Saphir, seen here at an HBO event in New York's Central Park last year, died Tuesday. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/HBO hide caption

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For Longtime Central Park Birder, Walks 'Heightened Joys Of Life'

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Drive Slow Kanye West, GLC et. al.
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Homecoming Kanye West & Chris Martin
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The Movie Roman Coppola Has 'Seen A Million Times'

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Nataly Dawn, known as the voice of the YouTube-savvy duo Pomplamoose, makes her solo debut with How I Knew Her. Jeffrey Marini/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A New Day For Singer Nataly Dawn

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Please Don't Scream Nataly Dawn
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Theraflu Big Sean & Kanye West
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Family Business Kanye West
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