{FD} David Buckel, prominent gay rights lawyer, burns himself to death in New York to protest global warming

A “green” activist who was a pioneering lawyer for gay and transgender rights — including in the notorious “Boys Don’t Cry” rape murder case — committed suicide by setting himself on fire Saturday morning in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

{FD} Old doors from New York’s Chelsea Hotel auctioned for $400G

A bunch of rotting doors to the rooms of an old New York City hotel recently fetched a total of more than $400,000 at an auction — because they were saved from a trash heap by a sharp-eyed homeless man.

{FD} Bernie Sanders press secretary, CNN analyst Symone Sanders detained at airport after outburst, report says

Symone Sanders, a CNN political commentator and former press secretary for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., was reportedly detained by police after an outburst Thursday morning at LaGuardia Airport.

{FD} MS-13 threat has New York state ready to spend $18.5M to protect youth

New York state plans to spend spend $18.5 million to fund programs aimed at keeping young people on Long Island from joining MS-13, a gang linked to brutal murders and violence across the state.