Pictures of the Day: Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Posted Nov. 21, 2012, at 7:06 p.m.
Workers inflate the Spider-Man balloon for the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, on New York's Upper West Side on  Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. More than 3 million people typically attend the event and it has a television audience of 50 million.
Richard Drew | AP
Workers inflate the Spider-Man balloon for the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, on New York's Upper West Side on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. More than 3 million people typically attend the event and it has a television audience of 50 million.
A man walks up the path beneath the Casco Bay Bridge in South Portland's Knightville neighborhood Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.
A man walks up the path beneath the Casco Bay Bridge in South Portland's Knightville neighborhood Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. Buy Photo
Oliver Horne, 5, says goodbye to his father Josh Horne, before leaving with his mom and Josh's wife Angelina (right) for Minnesota for the Thanksgiving holiday at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Atlanta. Feeling the pinch of the sluggish economic recovery, many Americans setting out on the nation's annual Thanksgiving migration had to sacrifice summer vacations, rely on relatives for airfare or scour the Web for travel deals to ensure they made it home.
David Goldman | AP
Oliver Horne, 5, says goodbye to his father Josh Horne, before leaving with his mom and Josh's wife Angelina (right) for Minnesota for the Thanksgiving holiday at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Atlanta. Feeling the pinch of the sluggish economic recovery, many Americans setting out on the nation's annual Thanksgiving migration had to sacrifice summer vacations, rely on relatives for airfare or scour the Web for travel deals to ensure they made it home.
A pigeon, more properly known as a rock dove, preens in a fence in South Portland on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.
A pigeon, more properly known as a rock dove, preens in a fence in South Portland on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. Buy Photo
Palestinians celebrate the Israel-Hamas cease-fire in Gaza City on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. Israel and the Hamas militant group agreed to a cease-fire Wednesday to end eight days of the fiercest fighting in nearly four years, promising to halt attacks on each other and ease an Israeli blockade constricting the Gaza Strip.
Bernat Armangue | AP
Palestinians celebrate the Israel-Hamas cease-fire in Gaza City on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. Israel and the Hamas militant group agreed to a cease-fire Wednesday to end eight days of the fiercest fighting in nearly four years, promising to halt attacks on each other and ease an Israeli blockade constricting the Gaza Strip.
A child looks at a dinosaur sculpture designed by Chinese artist Sui Jianguo at the 798 Art District in Beijing on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. The 798 Art District, often compared to New York City's Greenwich Village, is a thriving community of about 400 galleries, shops and restaurants on the eastern edge of Beijing housed in a complex of former electronics factories built with the help of East Germany in the 1950s.
Lee Jin-man | AP
A child looks at a dinosaur sculpture designed by Chinese artist Sui Jianguo at the 798 Art District in Beijing on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. The 798 Art District, often compared to New York City's Greenwich Village, is a thriving community of about 400 galleries, shops and restaurants on the eastern edge of Beijing housed in a complex of former electronics factories built with the help of East Germany in the 1950s.
A Russian artist performs during the 25th International Festival of Modern Choreography in Vitebsk, Belarus, late Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.  Dancers from Germany, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Japan, Ukraine, Switzerland, Italy and other countries take part in the event.
Sergei Grits | AP
A Russian artist performs during the 25th International Festival of Modern Choreography in Vitebsk, Belarus, late Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. Dancers from Germany, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Japan, Ukraine, Switzerland, Italy and other countries take part in the event.

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