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 President Obama's reaction to the video purporting to show Islamic State militants beheading American journalist Steven Sotloff, the possibility of lobster disappearing from the shores of Maine and -- get ready for it -- a new "Frozen" film.

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