A billboard created by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari hangs in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York on Sunday. The image was created for Toilet Paper, a two-year-old art magazine founded by the two artists, and is part of a High Line Serie.
(Photo by Timothy A. Clark/AFP/Getty Images)

A billboard created by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari hangs in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York on Sunday. The image was created for Toilet Paper, a two-year-old art magazine founded by the two artists, and is part of a High Line Serie.

(Photo by Timothy A. Clark/AFP/Getty Images)

UPDATE: New York Senate voted to legalize same-sex marriage 33-29 Friday evening.

Watch the New York State Senate live. A vote is expected on a same-sex marriage bill tonight

If gay marriage passes in N.Y. tonight, it will more than double the number of Americans living in states with marriage equality, New York Times blogger Nate Silver tweeted earlier

WNYC has some more background and a timeline of gay marriage in New York, from 2004 to today.

Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., admitted Monday that he sent a lewd photo on Twitter and apologized to his wife and family, but said he would not resign as a result of the scandal, saying it did not affect his “official duties.” Rep. Weiner said he had lied when the photos first surfaced, blaming them on his account being hacked. His news conference came after a week of heavy media scrutiny.

Wednesday on the NewsHour: Wynton Marsalis

On Wednesday’s NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown sits down with jazz great Wynton Marsalis. The musician, educator and author was leading the 16th annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival in New York.

Part-competition, part-celebration, part-workshop, 110 high school bands from around the country entered this year’s competition, submitting recorded performances for the judges. Just 15 were chosen.

Tune in Wednesday to watch. Meantime, you can watch this extended interview with Marsalis: