Guard Malachi Richardson heard he had made a mistake leaving Syracuse after his freshman season. But felt his decision was justified when he was picked at No. 22 by the Charlotte Hornets, who were making the selection for the Kings after a predraft trade.
Hours after United Kingdom did the unthinkable, voting to leave the European Union in a wave of populist vitriol unfairly directed at immigrants, Vice President Joe Biden took a moment during his visit to Ireland to say what so many Americans were surely thinking.
Sacramento has become a major destination for Afghan refugees who translated for U.S. troops or otherwise served in the war effort. But California hasn't provided the better life they expected. Marked for death by the Taliban at home, they've endured poverty and violence in Sacramento. "No Safe Place" is a special report coming Sunday in The Sacramento Bee and at Sacbee.com.
They risked their lives for U.S. troops - and in return face poverty, violence in Sacramento
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