5 things to know on September 18, 2022: Start your week smart: Queen Elizabeth II, Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Japan, Pelosi

Here’s what else you need to know start your week smart,

• Prince William, Prince Harry and other grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II laid a watch near his coffin On Saturday, the royal family prepared to bid farewell to the late monarch at their state funeral on Monday.
• Tsunami waves are possible along the coastline within a 300-kilometre (186-mile) radius of 6.9-magnitude earthquake The United States Geological Survey said it struck in southeastern Taiwan earlier today.
• Puerto Rico prepares for Tropical Storm Fiona, which could strong in a storm By the time it hits the island today, it brings with it the risk of flooding and landslides.
• In southwestern Japan, about two million people have been ordered to evacuate before a mighty storm It is forecast to hit the region today, according to public broadcaster NHK-World Japan.
• House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Saturday that she is Leading a Congressional Delegation to Armenia This weekend, which her office said is the highest-ranking US official to visit the country since its independence in 1991.

coming week


for state funeral Queen Elizabeth II Begins at 11am (6am ET) in London. CNN will broadcast exclusive live coverage of all formal program 5 a.m. ET. World leaders, politicians, public figures and European royals as well as more than 500 dignitaries from around the world are expected to descend on London. pay their last respects Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.
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The midterm elections will officially be less than 50 days away and the final sprint to the finish line of November 8 is underway. what we learned here from a severe primary season and what can we see Come on election day.


Federal Reserve policymakers will conclude their two-day meeting to determine the scope of the central bank’s next interest rate hike. a disappointing report on inflation is last week Some analysts are expecting Fed will raise rates by a full percentage point, above recent expectations for a third-straight three-quarter-point increase,
September 21 also belongs to the UN international peace day,


autumnal equinox Starts on September 22nd around 9 p.m., so grab a hot pumpkin Spice Go for a walk to “praise” drinks and your neighbors’ top Halloween decorations.
And its world rhino daythat’s a good excuse to show you this cute baby white rhinoceros who was born last month.

Fix your politics in podcast form

in this week One thing Dana Bash, chief political correspondent for the podcast, CNN, previews the midterm election in November. She runs down what’s at stake, looks at the key issues, and investigates how abortion is motivating voters on both sides of the aisle in Michigan. listen here,

photos of the week

See more dynamic, engaging and thought provoking images From That Week, which was curated by CNN Photos.

what’s happening in entertainment

TV and Streaming

“America and the Holocaust” The first episode of the three-part, six-hour series premieres tonight at 8 p.m. ET on PBS. This latest film by Ken Burns examines America’s inadequate response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century.
second season of “Abbott Elementary” Fresh Off with Creator and Star Quinta Brunson begins Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on ABC her emmy win,
Disney+ launches its latest “Star Wars” series “Endor” on Wednesday. “Endor,” which is actually a prequel to “Rogue One,” which itself was a prequel to “Episode IV: A New Hope,” tells the story of Young. Cassian Endorses Evolution from common thief to galactic martyr.
“Sydney” Will land on Apple TV+ on Friday. Produced by Oprah Winfrey, this documentary looks at the life and phenomenal career of Sidney Poitier.

in Theaters

“Don’t worry darling” Directed by Olivia Wilde and starring Florence Pugh, Gemma Chan, Chris Pine and Harry Styles, opens Friday. movie is already attract a lot of attention,

what’s happening in the games


Game 4 of 2022 WNBA Finals airs today at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Las Vegas Aces lead the Connecticut Suns 2-1 in the series and are one win away from the title. Connecticut needs a win at home to force the deciding Game 5 in Las Vegas on Tuesday.


first round of 2022 President’s Cup Starting Thursday at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. A biennial match-play tournament pits the American team against an international team representing the rest of the world (zero Europe … that is Ryder Cup,

quiz Time!

Take part in CNN’s weekly news quiz To see how much you remember from that week! So far, 34% of fellow quiz fans have got eight or more questions correct. How will you rent?

turn me off

‘Cheeseburger in Heaven’

do you know today National Cheeseburger Day, Now, before our inboxes are flooded with comments about eating responsibly, all meat substitutes Welcome to the table! And now, please some shrill music… (Click here to view,

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