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Gay Rights Lawyer Fatally Sets Self on Fire for Different Cause

David Buckel self-immolated in NYC's Prospect Park, pleads for people to act for the planet

(Newser) - A lawyer known for advancing the cause of gay rights self-immolated in a New York City park early Saturday, reports the New York Times , but did so to advance the cause of the environment. David Buckel, 60, was was "one of the architects of the freedom to marry and... More »

18-Foot Weeds Taking Over Brooklyn Park

Local group asks for volunteers to help chop away pesky, unsightly phragmites

(Newser) - If you happen to be in the NYC area on Aug. 16 and 23 and aren't afraid to trudge through sediment-filled water, the Prospect Park Alliance has a task: chopping down the weeds—some of them as high as 18 feet—that are proliferating in the park. As part... More »

All My Children, One Life to Live to Live On— Online

Series will continue in digital only

(Newser) - Looks like All My Children and One Life to Live aren’t done for after all. ABC has sold online rights to the soaps, which were scheduled to go dark for good in September, to Prospect Park, a TV, film, and movie company that intends to continue them on the... More »

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