February 28th, 2008
05:00 PM ET

Afternoon Buzz

Hi, bloggers! We're tracking Prince Harry on the frontlines and the cash flow in the battle for the White House.   Plus, officials in a Louisiana parish go on the defensive after listing a living man as dead on a Katrina memorial.  Oops!  Here's your afternoon buzz. Let us know what you think of the headlines. We'd love to hear from you.

Top Stories

Prince Harry fighting in Afghanistan
The UK's Prince Harry has been serving on the frontline in Afghanistan and seen combat, the UK Ministry of Defense confirmed Thursday.  He was deployed 10 weeks ago and his fellow soldiers were sworn to secrecy.

At least 6 hurt in Strip Mall Explosion  
Authorities in the Chicago suburb of Waukegan are searching the rubble of a strip mall for anyone who may be trapped.

Bush: We're in a slowdown
President Bush acknowledged Thursday that the economy has slowed down but said the United States is not headed toward a recession.

Raw Politics

Clinton raises $35 million February
Rebounding from weak fundraising in January, Sen. Hillary Clinton is expected to raise $35 million in February - a figure rival Sen. Barack Obama's campaign said it would surpass, a campaign official said Thursday.

Nader announces running mate
Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader selected Matt Gonzalez, a former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, to be his running mate.

Keeping them Honest

Survivor listed on Katrina memorial
Uriel Little's name is among those on the granite monument in St. Bernard Parish listing people killed by Hurricane Katrina. The only problem is that Little is still alive.

Crime & Punishment

Report: 1 in every 100 adults behind bars
For the first time in history, more than one in every 100 American adults is in jail or prison, according to a new report.

Neighbors sell dead man's stuff
When 70 year old Sydney Kolber  passed away in April, police say his neighbors went to work clearing out his house, selling his belongings at a yard sale, and then writing more than $34,000 worth of fraudulent checks out of a Bank of America account.

What YOU will be TALKING about TONIGHT

Exchange student says Host family starved him
Maine teenager returns home weighing 97 pounds

Baby falls down train toilet onto tracks
A newborn baby girl fell through the toilet in a moving train and onto the tracks moments after her mother prematurely gave birth, surviving nearly two hours before being found, relatives said Thursday.

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