The Rolling Stones have somehow made it to 50 — and not just as individuals. The band itself is now at half a century, and to mark the occasion the members are planning to perform for the first time since 2007 before the end of the year.
While it looks like Lynyrd Skynyrd could be bumped off the roster due to Hurricane Isaac, there's still a surprisingly long list of rockers ready to take the stage for Romney and Ryan at the Republican National Convention.
As three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot start serving two-year sentences for an anti-Putin performance in a Moscow cathedral, other members of the group announced on Twitter that they'd fled Russia to avoid arrest.
Britain's News of the World phone hacking scandal will soon move to a new stage, as UK prosecutors plan to release the names of hundreds of people whose phone records were allegedly accessed by journalists.