AOL.com's Snapshot: The stories you need to see

BY ALEXIS SHAW and MORGAN WHITAKER

Making the news a little more digestible, AOL.com's Snapshot is your quick guide to the biggest stories of the day.

Today we're following the huge settlement reached over the Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill, Amnesty International's assertion that ISIS is running a systematic campaign to carry out "ethnic cleansing" and Detroit's big move to try to formally declare bankruptcy.

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