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Today is Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Let’s get caught up.

Here are today’s top stories, celebrity birthdays and a look back at this date in history.

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TODAY’S WEATHER

Hurricane Kay is quickly approaching California, potentially bringing heavy rain and cooler temperatures. CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.

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TOP STORIES

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MORNING LISTEN

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IMAGE OF THE DAY

<p>Former President Barack Obama kisses his wife former first lady Michelle Obama after they unveiled their official White House portraits during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, in Washington. </p>

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

Former President Barack Obama kisses his wife former first lady Michelle Obama after they unveiled their official White House portraits during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, in Washington. 

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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