Diverse America divided on flag, anthem, other symbols

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The oldest Latino civil rights group in the United States opens every meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, a tradition resulting from a long fight to prove Hispanics belong in this country.

  • Written by JANIE HAR, Associated Press, RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

American men who died fighting Islamic State come home

DENVER (AP) — Three young Americans who never joined the U.S. military but died fighting the Islamic State group in Syria will return home to military-type honors.

  • Written by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Reflective Clinton returns to campaign trail after pneumonia

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Back on the campaign trail, a reflective Hillary Clinton said Thursday her three-day, doctor-mandated break gave her new perspective on why she's running to be president. She vowed to close her campaign against Donald Trump by giving Americans "something to vote for, not just against."

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press, LISA LERER, Associated Press

Economists: Trump's economic plans depend on unlikely growth

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump attached a price tag for the first time Thursday to an economic vision promising what many economists say is impossible: lower taxes, a dramatic expansion in some federal programs and a slimmer government running a smaller deficit.

  • Written by JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press, NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press