Chris Christie squishes spider in front of school kids, PETA responds
May 6, 2013, 10:37 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
A group of fourth-graders cheered and giggled; PETA suggests the New Jersey governor wasn't thinking.
Hunting New York-style, pet owners set dogs on city rats
April 30, 2013, 1:17 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
Swapping windbreakers for red coats and dark alleys for rolling hills, a group of dog owners chase rats for sport in the streets of Manhattan.
Kym Johnson of 'Dancing With the Stars' goes nude for PETA
April 17, 2013, 1:10 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Australian ballroom dancer says getting naked for a cause is worth it if it 'brings awareness to people.'
Military limits use of live animals in combat medic training
April 12, 2013, 12:40 p.m. by Laura Moss
Thousands of goats, pigs and other animals die annually in training exercises. The military says such training saves lives, but activists argue that human simulators are more effective.
Assassin's Creed 4 slammed by PETA for whaling element
March 5, 2013, 12:15 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Recently announced pirate-themed video game called 'disgraceful' by the animal rights organization because it glorifies whale hunts.
Actor James Cromwell arrested for cat abuse protest
February 7, 2013, 3:53 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Cromwell and a PETA representative were detained by police after interrupting a University of Wisconsin board meeting and demanding an end to cruel and deadly brain experiments on scores of cats.