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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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Robin Williams' daughter, Zelda, went off the social media grid in wake of her father's death. Three weeks later, she has made her triumphant return -- with a not-so subtle message to bullies who tried to bring her down. Williams tweeted a link Monday night to a blog post she wrote back in January 2012 that consisted of a sole quote from Harvey Fierstein. "Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim," the post read. "Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." 

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