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'You can still sense the love': Baby boomers revel at Woodstock 50 years on

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BETHEL, N.Y. Baby boomers dressed in tie-dye, rolling wheelchairs and chasing a memory of peace and love flocked to Bethel, New York, for the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that defined 1960s counterculture.

A$AP Rocky spared jail after being found guilty of Stockholm brawl

STOCKHOLM U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had led President Donald Trump to accuse Sweden of treating him unfairly. | Video

Aug 14 2019

'Creating Woodstock': how festival came together, and almost fell apart

LOS ANGELES Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival. | Video

U.S., Aug 16 2019

Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD

Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man. | Video

Aug 14 2019

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy

SEOUL South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter". | Video

South Korea Aug 12 2019

How 'Woodstock' movie shaped festival's place in counterculture

LOS ANGELES Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture. | Video

Film Aug 13 2019

Still feelin' groovy: Woodstock photo couple together after all these years

BETHEL, N.Y. Fifty years ago, Nick and Bobbi Ercoline were just another young couple camped out at the Woodstock festival. | Video

U.S., Aug 12 2019

Cyndi Lauper settles copyright lawsuit over 'Kinky Boots' finale

NEW YORK Cyndi Lauper has settled a lawsuit by songwriter Benny Mardones that accused her of lifting elements of his song "Into the Night" for the finale of her 2013 Tony Award-winning musical "Kinky Boots," according to a court filing.

Aug 09 2019

Peace and love? Think AC, brands and working toilets 50 years on from Woodstock

LOS ANGELES Three chaotic days of peace, music, mud and free love helped immortalize the 1969 Woodstock festival as the touchstone of Sixties counterculture.

Aug 08 2019

U.S. singer Pink's tour crew crash land at Danish airport

COPENHAGEN A private aircraft carrying members of U.S. singer Pink's tour crew crash landed at a Danish airport early on Tuesday and burst into flames but all occupants escaped unharmed, concert promoter Live Nation Norway said.

Aug 06 2019
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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video

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