• This Oct. 26, 2013, file photo, shows LSU's Mike the Tiger on the field before the NCAA college football game against Furman in Baton Rouge, La. Multiple animal rights groups are asking that the university stop using captive tigers as mascots Tuesday, May 24, after LSU said its mascot was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman, File)

    PETA asks LSU to stop using captive tigers as mascots

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two animal rights groups are asking that Louisiana State University stop using captive tigers as mascots a day after LSU said its mascot was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

  • Correction: Declawing Cats story

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In a story May 22 about a New York legislative proposal to prohibit declawing cats, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a veterinarian. Her name is Jennifer, not Jenner, Conrad.

  • In a May 17, 2016 photo, Carol Schmidt of the Sanilac County Humane Society holds Boo Boo, in Carsonville, Mich. The Sanilac County Humane Society is using a miniature golf course at the site of its planned new $4 million new home to raise money for its efforts. The Humane Society plans to move out of a cramped facility in Carsonville to a structure it will build south of Lexington. (Bob Gross/The Times Herald via AP)

    Humane Society uses miniature golf course to raise money

    CARSONVILLE, Mich. (AP) — An animal welfare organization in Michigan is using a miniature golf course at the site of its planned $4 million new home to raise money for its efforts.