March 6th, 2008
05:51 PM ET

Afternoon Buzz

Cha-Ching!  We're tracking the cash in the presidential race.  A new record has been set.   Speaking of money matters, if Florida & Michigan get a re-do who will pay for it?   And, Bill Gates is NO longer the richest man on the planet.  Scoll down to see who took his spot.  Plus, a priceless honor for the last WWI survivor.  Frank Buckles is 107 years old! He met with President Bush today.  What an amazing life!  Enjoy YOUR afternoon buzz.

Top Stories
At least 8 killed in Seminary Attack
A gunman opened fire on people inside a Jewish seminary in Jerusalem on Thursday.

Cyclist sought in Times Square bombing
Security camera footage shows a person approach a Times Square military recruiting office and ride away on a bicycle shortly before a bomb damaged the building Thursday morning.

Raw Politics
Florida, Michigan fight to count
Florida and Michigan could go from having no say in the Democratic nominating process to deciding the nominee if their states' political leaders succeed in getting their delegates seated.

Obama sets political fundraising record
Last month, Sen. Barack Obama raised...

McCain looks to shore up support
After clinching the Republican nomination, Sen. John McCain is working to shore up support in battleground states and strengthen his organization going into the general election.

Keeping them Honest
Southwest Airlines flew 'unsafe' planes
Discount air carrier Southwest Airlines flew thousands of passengers on aircraft that federal inspectors said were "unsafe" as recently as last March.

Crime & Punishment
Driving Teacher accused of DUI while giving lesson
Court documents show teacher's blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit.

Police: Student's school shooting plot foiled
An alleged plot hatched by a high school student to murder his classmates and teachers in New Jersey was foiled early this week, police told CNN Thursday.

Auburn student killed, car in flames
An Auburn University student was found fatally shot on a highway just before her car was discovered in flames on campus, several miles away.

What YOU will be TALKING about TONIGHT
The World's Richest Man...
After 13 years
on top, Bill Gates is no longer the richest man in the world. That honor now belongs to...

Last WWI Vet Honored 
Today, the 107-year-old Frank Buckles—the last known U.S. military veteran to serve during World War I— was honored with a White House visit and was made the guest of honor at a Pentagon ceremony.

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