• In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, people kayak in the Animas River near Durango, Colo., in water colored from a mine waste spill.  The federal government and Colorado have made little progress in remedying damages from the 2015 release of millions of gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado mine, New Mexico's top prosecutor charged in a pair of scathing letters sent to officials on Friday, May 20, 2016.(Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

    New Mexico sues EPA, mine owners over Gold King spill

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico on Monday became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater from a closed Colorado gold mine, seeking tens of millions of dollars for environmental and economic damage caused by the spill.

  • 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. The university said in a statement Monday, May 23, 2016, that Mike VI has a tumor in its face near its nose but doesn't appear to be in pain. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman, File)

    LSU’s live tiger mascot diagnosed with rare form of cancer

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The sixth live tiger to serve as Louisiana State University’s mascot has been diagnosed with a rare and inoperable form of cancer.