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Red Wine May Have Similar Health Benefits As Exercise

If you've been knocking yourself out at the gym lately, you may not want to read this.

A new study suggests that knocking back a glass of red wine could have similar health benefits to that of working out, in terms of maintaining muscle mass and bone strength.

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United Frequent Flier Racks Up 10 Million Miles [VIDEO]

There are frequent fliers. And then there are those who practically make it an Olympic sport.

Tom Stuker, a Chicago-based automotive sales consultant, became the first person ever to rack up 10 million frequent flier miles with United Airlines -- and it only took him 29 years and 6,000 flights to do it.

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Fan Who Gave Back Ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Could Face Between $5,000 and $13,000 in Taxes

When Christian Lopez caught the home run that was Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit last week, he gave the historic ball to the Yankee's shortstop without asking for any money, even though it may have fetched over $100,000 on the open market.

The taxman isn't being so generous with Lopez.

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Howie Mandel’s Friend Runs Up Jay Leno’s Tab After Minor Car Accident [VIDEO]

On Monday's episode of 'The Tonight Show,' Howie Mandel brought a friend along with a connection to Jay Leno. Turns out, Leno's wife once backed into the man's car in the parking lot of a convenience store. As a way to put things right, Leno offered to pay for the damage, as well as dinner at Spago.

But the man and his date didn't content themselves with a simple salad. Instead, they racked up a bill for $1,345, which cost substantially more than fixes to the car. "The damage to the car was $900!" Leno said.

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‘Dallas’ Returning to TV – Watch the First Official Promo [VIDEO]

Next summer, TNT will take TV viewers back to Texas for a reboot of the long-running primetime soap 'Dallas,' promising plenty of sex, drama and, of course, oil.

This time around, 'Dallas' will focus on the scandalous misadventures of J.R.'s son, John Ross (Josh Henderson), and Bobby’s adopted son, Christopher ('Desperate Housewives' hunk Jesse Metcalfe).

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John Fogerty Warms to the Idea of a Creedence Clearwater Revival Reunion

Almost 40 years after one of the most acrimonious breakups in rock 'n' roll history, former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty says he's willing to consider the possibility of an eventual reunion.

Though their recording career spanned a mere five years, Creedence amassed one of the most successful -- and enduring -- discographies of the rock era, selling millions of albums and churning out an impressive stack of hits that included 'Down on the Corner,' 'Fortunate Son,' and 'Who'll Stop the Rain?'

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Company for Derek Jeter? Here Are Five Players With a Shot At 3,000 Hits

So, who's next?

When Derek Jeter became just the 28th player in Major League Baseball history to collect 3,000 hits Saturday, he cemented a legacy already encased in stone. For the New York Yankees captain, his resume had already passed inspection by baseball's Hall of Fame.

Now that he's crashed the 3,000-hit party, we can focus our attention on who might one day join this fraternity. It's an achievement within arm's length of several big league bats. The question remains, however -- is time on their side?

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Sherwood Schwartz, Creator of ‘The Brady Bunch’ and ‘Gilligan’s Island,’ Dead at 94

Sherwood Schwartz, the man who created or contributed to several iconic television shows, died Tuesday at 4AM of natural causes. He was 94.

Schwartz worked in radio for Bob Hope before transitioning to television, where he won a 1961 Emmy as part of the writing team for 'The Red Skelton Show.' He also worked on series such as 'My Favorite Martian' and 'Harper Valley PTA.'

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This Day in History for July 12 – Mondale Chooses Ferraro and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1543 – King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace (More info)

1812 – The United States invades Canada at Windsor, Ontario (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for July 12 – Bill Cosby, Richard Simmons and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Bill Cosby
Age: 74
Occupation: Comedian, Actor, and Living Legend
Known For: Producing and/or starring in many TV series including the groundbreaking '80s sitcom 'The Cosby Show,' winning slews of awards, and most recently weathering criticism for his outspoken views on race and culture

Richard Simmons
Age: 63
Occupation: Fitness Personality
Known For: His eccentric, flamboyant persona and his line of Sweatin' to the Oldies aerobics DVDs

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This Day in History for July 11 – Babe Ruth Debuts and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1798 – The United States Marine Corps is re-established after being disbanded following the Revolutionary War (More info)

1804 – Former US Vice President Aaron Burr fatally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel (More info)

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