April 3rd, 2008
05:39 PM ET

Afternoon Buzz

A crackdown is underway in Zimbabwe.  The target: foreign journalists and others.  Cha-ching! Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton continue to raise kudos of cash.  The FAA whistleblowers who were on 360 last night in a CNN exclusive are on Capitol Hill talking with lawmakers.  Supermodel Naomi Campbell is reportedly in trouble with the law, once again.  And, a hawk causes quite a scare at Boston's Fenway Park. Here's your Afternoon Buzz:

Top Stories
Raids in Zimbabwe 
Zimbabwean government forces Thursday began cracking down on the main opposition party, raising fears of a political crisis, according to witnesses and an opposition spokesman.

10 killed in Pennsylvania house fire
Ten people were killed Thursday after fire swept through a house outside Brockway, Pennsylvania.

Slayings rattle laid-back Wisconsin campus 
Three unsolved killings in less than a year share at least one thread: They've spread fear among college students and downtown residents in Wisconsin's capital.

Raw Politics
Dems rake in the campaign cash 
Sen. Barack Obama raised more than $40 million from more than 442,000 donors in March, his presidential campaign announced Thursday.

McCain's wife's fortune over $100 million 
On a spring day at a speedway in North Carolina, John McCain posed with his wife, Cindy, and racing star Dale Earnhardt Jr., highlighting the couple's political and business interests in a single snapshot.

Keeping them Honest
Inspectors: FAA failures put passengers at risk 
A cozy relationship between Southwest Airlines officials and the manager of a Federal Aviation Administration office put passengers in danger of catastrophe, an FAA whistle-blower told Congress on Thursday.

Crime & Punishment
Ex-stripper gets 99 years in murder plot 
A former stripper-turned-soccer-mom convicted of plotting to kill her former fiance 12 years ago was sentenced Wednesday to 99 years in prison.

Kids find gun in classroom; teacher arrested 
A Santa Ana, California elementary school teacher was arrested after students found a handgun and ammunition in the drawer of a supply cabinet of her classroom, officials said today.

What YOU will be TALKING about TONIGHT 
Naomi Campbell arrested 
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been arrested at Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5 for allegedly spitting at a police officer, Sky News television reported Thursday.

When a hawk attacks... 
A red-tailed hawk lost its choice seat behind home plate at Fenway Park today after the raptor scratched a middle school girl on a tour, drawing blood from her scalp.

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