New Heart: Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday received a heart transplant at a Virginia hospital, The Associated Press reports. Cheney, who has had five heart attacks, waited more than 20 months for the transplant. He doesn't know the donor's identity.
Santorum Victory: Presidential candidate Rick Santorum edged out Mitt Romney in the Louisiana Republican presidential primary on Saturday, Politico reports. With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Santorum received 49 percent of the vote, while Romney secured 27 percent of the vote.
'I am Trayvon Martin': Nearly 1,500 demonstrators gathered at Freedom Plaza in Washington on Saturday to rally in support of black Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, who was fatally shot last month, The Washington Post reports. George Zimmerman, whose father is white and mother is Hispanic, has said he shot the unarmed teenager in self-defense. “I am Trayvon Martin,” young men chanted at the rally.
New Lawyers: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice has dropped former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards as a client, The Am Law Daily reports. Attorneys from Smith Moore Leatherwood in North Carolina now will represent Edwards whose trial on charges that he violated federal campaign finance laws begins next month.
Urban Climber: An unidentified 31-year-old man tried to scale The New York Times Building in New York on Saturday, The New York Times reports. The man, who appeared to be mentally unstable, made it to the fifth floor of the 52-story building.