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national lead

June 26th, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Dozens hospitalized during Avicii concert in Boston

(CNN) - Dozens of concertgoers were hospitalized during a show by superstar DJ Avicii in Boston on Wednesday night, CNN affiliates reported.

Local media put the number of patients anywhere between 30 and 80.

Massachusetts General Hospital told CNN it received 13 patients between ages 16 and 19. All of the patients are being evaluated, said Kory Zhao, a hospital public affairs officer.

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world lead

June 26th, 2014
06:32 PM ET

Australia: MH370 likely on autopilot with unresponsive crew in flight's final stage

(CNN) - Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 likely flew into the southern Indian Ocean on autopilot with an unresponsive crew, Australian authorities said Thursday, divulging new details about what they believe happened during the missing plane's final hours.

The information emerged as officials announced a southward shift, as expected, in the underwater search for the Boeing 777, which disappeared March 8 with 239 people on board.

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politics lead

June 26th, 2014
06:25 PM ET

More missing government e-mails

(CNN) – One day after focusing on lost e-mails at the IRS, the House Oversight Committee learned Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency is also having trouble recovering e-mails the committee wants as part of a separate investigation.

Are these government agencies technologically inept, or is this a willful attempt to hide communications?

CNN "Crossfire" host and Democratic strategist Stephanie Cutter, and CNN political commentator and Republican strategist Kevin Madden discuss.

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politics lead

June 26th, 2014
06:14 PM ET

The case of the missing government e-mails

(CNN) – If every federal worker in the executive branch alone sends and receives as many e-mails as an average business user, that would be more than 326,000,000 per day, or 3,777 every second.

That's a lot to keep track of, and now not only the IRS, but also the EPA is saying, specifically EPA administrator Gina McCarthy, "... we may have some e-mails that we cannot produce that we should have kept."
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sports lead

June 26th, 2014
05:53 PM ET

Former goalie: This is Tim Howard's World Cup

(CNN) – Three-time World Cup goalkeeper and member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame Tony Meola says he was one of the "crazy ones" who always believed the U.S. men's soccer team would get through the so-called "Group of Death."

"I looked and said, can Ghana beat us three times? I thought they could get at Portugal, and they did, and I thought it would come down to the Germany game," said Meola.
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