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Woman dies in crash seconds after posting to Facebook

Police say a Clemmons woman who they think was posting pictures and text to her Facebook page while driving was killed when her car crashed into a truck.

 
Don’t use Internet Explorer right now, feds warn

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security advised computer users to consider using alternatives to Microsoft Corp’s Internet Explorer browser until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks.

 
CDC: Vaccines prevent more than 700,000 child deaths in the US

Measles remains a stubborn adversary, with more than 129 cases so far this year, a federal agency said on Thursday. Most of the U.S. measles cases are linked to unvaccinated travelers from abroad, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.

 
You’ll be able to stream HBO shows on Amazon soon

Amazon.com’s streaming video service will offer some older shows from premium-cable channel HBO starting next month, a deal that intensifies both companies’ competition with subscription-video service Netflix.

 
WikiLeaks soldier changing name from Bradley to Chelsea

Bradley Manning, former U.S. soldier who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over classified files to WikiLeaks, can change the name Bradley to Chelsea to reflect her desire to be treated as a woman, a Kansas judge ruled.

 
Legally blind man sees with ‘bionic eye’

Diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease as a teen, Roger Pontz has been almost completely blind for years. Today, thanks to a high-tech procedural implantation of a “bionic eye,” he is able to see the world anew.

 
Family gifts PS4 to boy who donated smoke detectors

A 9-year-old Dallas boy saved up for nearly a year to buy a PS4 and then decided to use his savings for smoke detectors instead. But he still got the gaming system he had always wanted thanks to a family inspired by his actions.

 
Health care site users urged to change passwords as precaution

Officials are requesting that Healthcare.gov users reset their passwords after an internal review by the Department of Homeland security flagged the site as possibly being vulnerable to a Heartbleed exploit.

 
Pope Francis pleads for peace as world observes Easter

Marking Christianity’s most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.

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