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By ALEXIS SHAW

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 Congress' return to business as usual on Capitol Hill, the release of more shocking footage of Ray Rice and the harsh realities for nearly 100,000 Palestinians in the aftermath of the Hamas-Israel conflict.

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Neil Patrick Harris weds longtime love

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka dropped a big surprise on social media when they revealed they finally tied the knot. The couple, who have been together for ten years and engaged since 2011, married in a secret ceremony on Saturday in Italy. Both Harris and Burtka sported Tom Ford tuxedos, and Elton John performed at the party. If you're wondering why you didn't get an invitation, it probably just got lost in the mail. 

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Check out the Midday Mashup: In this edition, we highlight Meredith Vieira’s return as co-host of the “Today” show, Robin Meade stumbling over the pronunciation of Tropical Storm Norbert and Gayle King’s ideas for the new royal baby’s name.

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