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‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Transgender ban, GOP healthcare struggling, video games relieve work stress
Protesters gather in Times Square near a military recruitment center to show their anger at President Donald Trump’s transgender ban. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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Here are the important stories to know for Thursday, July 27:

1. President Trump announced that the U.S. military would no longer allow transgender people to serve in any capacity.

2. Republicans put forth two amendments to the health care bill and both failed.

3. A recent study suggests that taking a break to play some video games might be one of the best way to relieve stress at work.

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Abu Zafar
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