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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Secret Service ousts three more in Colombia scandal The U.S. Secret Service forced out three more employees Friday and investigators broadened their inquiry into the burgeoning Colombia prostitution scandal. (By David Nakamura and Ed O’Keefe) Orrin Hatch in strong position heading into Utah GOP convention Two years ago, Sen. Orrin Hatch looked like a sure goner. But the six-term Republican from Utah enters the state Republican convention Saturday as the heavy favorite. (By Paul Kane) Outside groups plan to focus on air war, ground game in 2012 election fight Super PACs and nonprofit groups backing Republicans will focus their millions on radio and television ads while unions and other liberal organizations are emphasizing door-to-door work. (By Dan Eggen) Questions surround security chief after Bo ouster Zhou Yongkang, a little-known figure at the top of China’s power structure, may be Bo’s staunchest ally. (By Keith B. Ri

Obama Visits Korea's DMZ: The Washington Post | Today's Highlghts | Today's Headlines |

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Santorum wins La. primary Rick Santorum won the Louisiana primary on Saturday, boosting his claim as the leader of the conservative wing of the Republican party. (By T.W. Farnam and Aaron Blake) Cheney has heart transplant Former vice president Dick Cheney, 71, was recovering Saturday in the Intensive Care Unit of Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, an aide said. (By Ed O’Keefe) 20 years on, ‘Year of the Woman’ fades That was the election that was supposed to change everything. But it didn’t — not on the scale once expected. (By Karen Tumulty) A cry for justice at Freedom Plaza About 1,500 people gathered Saturday at Freedom Plaza, many wearing hoodies, in memory of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, whose death has caused an outcry across the country. (By Ovetta Wiggins) Obama visits Korea’s DMZ President Obama made his first visit to Korea’s demilitarized zone Sunday, telling U.S. troops that the contrast be