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  1. Republicans Pull the Plug on TrumpcareRyan withdraws the GOP’s health-care plan after concluding it cannot pass the House. Trump says he won’t try to repeal Obamacare again “anytime soon.”
  2. Trumpcare Would Leave More Uninsured Than Simply Repealing ObamacareThe GOP managed to write a health-care bill that covers fewer people than merely repealing Obamacare without a replacement, according to the CBO.
  3. Donald Trump Can’t Be DomesticatedTrump’s decision to stand by his “Mexican heritage” remarks — against the wishes of Republican leaders and his own aides — shows that the GOP nominee cannot be contained.
  4. Theranos Voids Two Years of Blood-Test ResultsOn the verge of being banned from the blood business, the company has issued tens of thousands of corrected test reports to doctors and patients.
  5. You Can Trust the Echo Chamber About That Controversial Ben Rhodes ProfileDavid Samuels argues that the critical response to his profile of Rhodes illustrates the hopelessness of “open, rational debate” in today’s media climate. He’s wrong.
  6. New York Voters Have a Lot of ComplaintsNew York appears to be really bad at hosting primary elections, but really good at complaining about them.
  7. Troops to Aid City That’s Gone Months Without Drinkable Tap Water, in AmericaThe National Guard heads to Flint, where 99,000 Americans have been drinking tainted tap water for months.
  8. mergers and acquisitions
    AT&T Is Giving Up on Buying T-MobileThe acquisition is a wash because of regulators.
  9. everything is amazing and nobody’s happy
    Gmail Is Down and Everything Is RuinedWaaaaaaaaaaaah!