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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Rising supervisor uncovers scandal EXCLUSIVE | Secret Service supervisor and Maryland native Paula Reid set in motion the public revelation of the most wide-reaching scandal for the agency in decades. (By Carol D. Leonnig and David Nakamura) High court again looks at federal power The Supreme Court will take up Arizona’s controversial immigration law on Wednesday. (By Robert Barnes) Big money in a big way for Obama President Obama’s reelection campaign is reaping the rewards from big-money “bundlers” with an especially warm embrace from Hollywood. (By T.W. Farnam) Joining Washington’s one percenters takes more than the U.S. average To be considered part of the area’s 1 percent takes a household income far above the national average of $387,000. The gateway for the region is $527,000. (By Annie Gowen, Carol Morello and Ted Mellnik) NATION U.N. authorizes full Syria mission Agreement shows unity by the fractious

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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS In New Hampshire, a new Mitt Romney? Trying to put his loss to John McCain four years ago behind him, Romney must overcome questions about his authenticity and conservative credentials. (By Michael Leahy) ‘Book of Mormon’ wins big at Tonys The satirical musical fell short of the Tony Awards record Sunday night but captured nine statuettes. (By Peter Marks) Mavericks capture first NBA championship Dirk Nowitzki matches his series low with 21 points, but his teammates step up and help Dallas down Miami in Game 6 to wrap up the first title in franchise history. (By Michael Lee) Militants linked to al-Qaeda emboldened in Yemen The terror network’s affiliate appears to be trying to grab and hold large swaths of territory, adding a dangerous new dimension to Yemen’s crisis. (By Sudarsan Raghavan) Firefighting planes have perhaps been too long on job The Forest Service faces a problem as the wildfire season rages: The fleet