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Today is Monday, Sept. 19, 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

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TOP STORIES

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IMAGE OF THE DAY

<p>The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is brought to Westminster Abbey for her funeral in central London, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. The Queen, who died aged 96 on Sept. 8, will be buried at Windsor alongside her late husband, Prince Philip, who died last year. </p>

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The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is brought to Westminster Abbey for her funeral in central London, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. The Queen, who died aged 96 on Sept. 8, will be buried at Windsor alongside her late husband, Prince Philip, who died last year. 

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO …