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:
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.
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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