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Old Favorites Return to ‘Big Brother’ in Season 13 Premiere [VIDEO]

'Big Brother' introduced several surprising twists on Thursday's season 13 premiere. Three past couples returned, including infamous season eight winner Evel Dick and estranged daughter Danielle.

Season 12 couple Rachel and Brendon returned as well, revealing that they're now engaged, and Jordan, who won season 11, joined the show, along with boyfriend Jeff.

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Kevin James and Bernie the Gorilla Argue on 'The Tonight Show' [VIDEO]
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Kevin James and Bernie the Gorilla Argue on ‘The Tonight Show’ [VIDEO]

As a way to promote his new movie 'Zookeeper,' Kevin James appeared on Thursday's 'Tonight Show' with one of the characters from the movie, a gigantic, talking gorilla named Bernie, who's voiced by Nick Nolte.

Almost immediately, the two began to fight like an old married couple, and Bernie took a potshot at James for his behavior on the set of the movie. "You know he hired a guy whose only job is to bring him smoothies all day long?" said the gorilla.

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Scotty McCreery Won't Write Any Songs on Debut Album [VIDEO]
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Scotty McCreery Won’t Write Any Songs on Debut Album [VIDEO]

Now that he's your latest 'American Idol,' life is pretty hectic for Scotty McCreery, what with his duties on the 'Idol' tour and sessions for his first album.

Things are moving so fast, in fact, that Scotty won't even have time to get any of his own material on his debut.

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Women Drivers Are More Likely Than Men to Cause Traffic Accidents
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Women Drivers Are More Likely Than Men to Cause Traffic Accidents

A new study suggests that women are more likely than men to cause traffic accidents.

Researchers from the University of Michigan analyzed at 6.5 million car crashes. They also calculated, based on the number of miles men and women drive, that if all things were equal, male-to-male crashes would account for 36.2% of accidents, female-to-female would make up 15.8 percent, and male-to-female would make up 48 percent.

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Fort Hood Shooter Could Face the Death Penalty
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Fort Hood Shooter Could Face the Death Penalty

The Army has announced that Maj. Nidal Hasan will be tried in a military court and is eligible for the death penalty for his role in a 2009 shooting spree at Fort Hood in Texas.

An attorney for the former military psychiatrist, who's been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder in connection with the deadly rampage, wanted capital punishment taken off the table. It has not yet been decided whether an insanity defense will be used.

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Bono Brings Blind Guitarist From Crowd Onstage at U2 Concert [VIDEO]
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Bono Brings Blind Guitarist From Crowd Onstage at U2 Concert [VIDEO]

Adam Bevell is a huge U2 fan. He's been to a dozen of the Irish band's concerts, and danced with his wife to U2 favorite 'All I Want Is You' during their wedding.

The 32-year old father of four is also blind. At the U2 concert in Nashville, Tennessee he attended last Saturday he held up a sign advertising his services as a "blind guitar player."

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Teacher Uses Angry Birds to Explain Projectile Motion to Students
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Teacher Uses Angry Birds to Explain Projectile Motion to Students

With over 200 million downloads to mobile devices, Angry Birds is a full-fledged phenomenon. Now an Atlanta teacher has found a way to use it as an educational tool as well.

Since the birds are catapulted into the sky, John Burk, a ninth-grade physics teacher, felt it was a great way to teach students the laws of projectile motion.

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Celebrity Birthdays for July 8 – Kevin Bacon, Toby Keith and More
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Celebrity Birthdays for July 8 – Kevin Bacon, Toby Keith and More

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

Kevin Bacon
Age: 53
Occupation: Actor, Singer, and Songwriter
Known For: His star-making turn in 1984's 'Footloose,' his musical group The Bacon Brothers, and being separated from everyone in Hollywood by no more than six degrees

Toby Keith
Age: 50
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Selling millions of country albums, his song 'Courtesy of the Red, White, & Blue,' and a well-publicized feud with the Dixie Chicks

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Jennifer Aniston: 'The Break Up' Helped Me Get Over Brad Pitt Divorce [VIDEO]
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Jennifer Aniston: ‘The Break Up’ Helped Me Get Over Brad Pitt Divorce [VIDEO]

The 2006 romantic comedy "The Break Up," which was about a couple, well, breaking up, was a huge hit at the box office for Jennifer Anistion.

It turns out it was also a therapeutic experience for the actress, who filmed the movie not long after her 2005 divorce from Brad Pitt.

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Bird Roosts on Jay Leno's Head on 'The Tonight Show' [VIDEO]
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Bird Roosts on Jay Leno’s Head on ‘The Tonight Show’ [VIDEO]

Jay Leno learned why it's never wise to work with animals on last night's 'Tonight Show.' During a segment with Julie Scardina, animal ambassador for SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Discovery Cove, Leno had unfortunate encounters with several different critters.

First, Leno made faces at a caracal, a cat that ranges over parts of Asia and Africa, and got hissed at twice in response.

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