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Today is Thursday, Sept. 1, 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

Hot temperatures will remain in the West into Labor Day Weekend. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the forecast.

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TOP STORIES

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MORNING LISTEN

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IMAGE OF THE DAY

<p>Stephanie Williams, 60, cools off with water from a hydrant in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. Excessive-heat warnings expanded to all of Southern California and northward into the Central Valley on Wednesday, and were predicted to spread into Northern California later in the week. </p>

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

Stephanie Williams, 60, cools off with water from a hydrant in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. Excessive-heat warnings expanded to all of Southern California and northward into the Central Valley on Wednesday, and were predicted to spread into Northern California later in the week. 

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO …