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Alex Honnold, rock climbing's rock star

Alex Honnold is the only person to have climbed El Capitan without a harness
Alex Honnold is a rock star in the climbing community. On June 3rd, 2017, he climbed El Capitan - a daunting 3,000 ft (914m) rock formation in Yosemite National Park, California - without any safety equipment. Outlook's Emily Webb spoke to Alex about how he managed it and about the documentary "Free Solo" that tells the story of this extraordinary feat. (Photo credit: National Geographic Documentary Films.)

The extraordinary story of how I found my parents

Tuy was left at an orphanage during the Vietnam War. An American couple gave him a new life in the US. He later returned to Vietnam to find peace, but ended up discovering so much more.

Read his story here

Nguyen Quoc Tuy
David Lemke

'We're all ordinary people, but actions turn us into heroes'

Blaine Hodge was stabbed when he jumped in to defend a woman being attacked
Blaine Hodge was stabbed several times when he jumped in to defend a woman being attacked at a coffee shop in California.

The story has gone viral and a crowdfunding page has been set up for him to pay for his medical bills. He may lose the use of his right hand.

Many are calling him a hero.

(Photo: Blaine Hodge. Credit: Taylorae Cardenas)
Clinton

Projected for Clinton

State projected at: 23:00 EST (04:00 GMT)

55 electoral votes

Congress

Senate
2 seats, 1 up for election

Democrat Kamala Harris is to replace four-term Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer, who is retiring this year. California’s uncontested seat is held by Democrat Dianne Feinstein.

Democrats

2 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Republicans

0 seats
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Independents

0 seats
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Elected senator

Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris

Democrat

House of Representatives
53 seats, all up for election

Democrats

39 seats

Republicans

14 seats

Independents

0 seats