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U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham speaks as he joins Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey as they hold a news conference to urge Arizonans to participate in the nation's once-a-decade census population count Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Phoenix. Ending the 2020 census at the end of September instead of the end of October, could cost Florida and Montana congressional seats and result in Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina losing $500 million in federal funding for healthcare for its neediest residents. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)

With 95% homes hit, feds say no need for census extension

Sep. 22, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With the number of U.S. households counted topping 95%, there is no reason for a judge to order the U.S. Census Bureau to extend by a month the head count of every U.S. resident, government attorneys said Tuesday. “Plaintiffs’ claims of harm in this matter are rapidly...

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 7, 2020, file photo, San Jose Sharks interim coach Bob Boughner watches during an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, in San Jose, Calif. The San Jose Sharks have retained Bob Boughner as their coach, removing the interim tag to make him the ninth full-time head coach in franchise history. The Sharks finalized their coaching staffs at the NHL and AHL levels Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Sharks retain Bob Boughner as coach, removing interim tag

Sep. 22, 2020 3:50 PM EDT

The San Jose Sharks saw enough from Bob Boughner behind their bench last season to be confident he's the coach to lead them back to the top. Sharks general manager Doug Wilson formally retained Boughner as San Jose's coach Tuesday, removing the interim tag to make him the ninth full-time head coach in franchise...

Steven Dillingham, the director of the U.S. Census Bureau, speaks outside the Oklahoma State Capitol, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Oklahoma City, encouraging people to fill out their census form before the end of the month. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Report: Order to shorten count wasn't made by Census Bureau

Sep. 21, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The decision to shorten by a month the 2020 head count of every U.S. resident was not made by the U.S. Census Bureau, and some agency officials suspect it was made by the White House or the Department of Commerce, according to a report from the bureau's watchdog agency. The report by...

FILE - Floodwaters move on the street, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Pensacola, Fla.  The Census Bureau is contending with several natural disasters as wildfires and hurricanes disrupt the final weeks of the nation’s once-a-decade headcount. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Wildfires and hurricanes disrupt final weeks of 2020 census

Sep. 20, 2020 11:32 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Already burdened by the coronavirus pandemic and a tightened deadline, the Census Bureau must now contend with several natural disasters as wildfires and hurricanes disrupt the final weeks of the nation's once-a-decade headcount. The fires on the West Coast forced tens of thousands of...

Valeri scores 2 goals, Timbers beat Earthquakes 6-1

Sep. 20, 2020 1:12 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Diego Valeri had two goals, Yimmi Chará had a goal and an assist, and the Portland Timbers beat the San Jose Earthquakes 6-1 on Saturday night. Jeremy Ebobisse, Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Julio Cascante also scored for Portland (5-4-3). Valeri converted from the spot in the 25th...

Ex-San Jose State official alleges cover-up of sex assault

Sep. 17, 2020 11:30 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The former deputy athletic director at San Jose State University is accusing several school officials, including the athletic director and president, of covering up sexual assault claims and retaliating against those who reported them, according to a newspaper report Thursday. ...

San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Valeri Kazaishvili (11) sets up to shoot against Portland Timbers goalkeeper Steve Clark (12), scoring a goal during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in San Jose, Calif.

Qazaishvili scores in 76th, Earthquakes tie Timbers 1-1

Sep. 17, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Valeri Qazaishvili scored in the 76th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes tied the Portland Timbers 1-1 on Wednesday night. San Jose (2-4-5) will host Portland (4-4-3) again Saturday night. Qazaishvili connected with Chris Wondolowski on a give-and-go and Qazaishvili dribbled around...

2 killed, 4 injured in shooting near San Jose university

Sep. 16, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two people were killed and four were injured in a shooting near San Jose State University late Tuesday, police said. Officers responding to a call about a shooting found five people shot, two were declared dead at the scene and three others were taken to the hospital. The injured...

Census taker Paul Trujillo takes a headcount of residents at a home on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One member of the household hadn't filled out their decennial Census form, which can be done by mail, online, or over the phone and takes about five minutes to complete. New Mexico officials worry the coronavirus pandemic and limited internet access will lead to a severe undercount of state residents, leading to millions in lost federal funds. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)

Senators push for extra census time, as court prods deadline

Sep. 15, 2020 8:22 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As lawyers in a court hearing argued over what would happen if the U.S. Census Bureau blew a deadline to turn over data used for redrawing congressional districts, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bill pushing the deadline into next year, even though a...

LA Galaxy unbeaten in 6 games, tie Earthquakes 0-0

Sep. 14, 2020 1:30 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — David Bingham made two saves to help the LA Galaxy to a scoreless draw against the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday night. The Galaxy (4-3-3) stretched their unbeaten streak to six but had their four-match win streak snapped. Los Angeles has outscored opponents 11-4 during the...