The Latest: Trump to unveil childcare plans




WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

8:45 a.m.

Donald Trump is rolling out proposals to make childcare more affordable for working families.

At a speech in a Philadelphia suburb Thursday, the Republican nominee will call for guaranteeing new mothers six weeks of paid maternity leave. He will also lay out plans to create new "Dependent Care Savings Accounts" that would allow families to set aside money to look after their children or elderly parents.

And Trump plans to provide details of his plan to allow parents to deduct child-care spending from their taxes.

Trump's daughter, Ivanka, is expected to introduce her father. She used her Republican National Convention speech to talk about child care issues, though her father has barely mentioned it on the campaign trail.

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3:15 a.m.

When Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia late last week, she informed a handful of her closest advisers, but pressed on with a busy campaign schedule and did not inform the public that she was sick.

Clinton said: "I just didn't think it was going to be that big a deal."

Her first comments about her health condition came in a CNN interview late Monday, a day after a dizzy spell caught on video forced her to disclose the illness and cancel a West Coast campaign trip.

The incident reinforced Clinton's reputation as a public figure with a predisposition for privacy. While her top campaign aides conceded they were too slow in providing the public with information about Clinton's condition, it was unclear how quickly they themselves had been informed.
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