March 26th, 2008
05:24 PM ET

Afternoon Buzz

You may be grounded if you've got a ticket to fly with American Airlines today.  Our advice: call the airline.  In the battle for the White House, are pledged delegates now up for grabs?  Oh, yes. They're different than superdelegates. As if this race isn't complicated enough, right?  And, will some NFL players  have to see a barber? Here's your Afternoon Buzz.

Top Stories
American Airlines flights grounded 
American Airlines said it canceled hundreds of flights amounting to more than 10% of its schedule for Wednesday as it...

Ultimatium for Iraq's Shiite militas  
A day after launching a huge operation that ignited heavy fighting in two of Iraq's  largest cities...

Bhutto bomb suspect freed 
A man with suspected links to a suicide bombing that killed 150 people at a rally last year for Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was ordered freed from custody Wednesday for...

New home sales drop to 13-year low  
Sales of new homes fell in February for the fourth straight month, pushing activity down to...

Ford sells Jaguar/Land Rover brands to... 
Ford Motor Co.'s long-awaited sale of its Jaguar and Land Rover brands removes a financial drain and major distraction for the U.S. auto maker.

Raw Politics
Pledged delegates up for grabs?
For the second time in three days, Sen. Hillary Clinton told reporters that the pledged delegates awarded based on vote totals in their state are not bound to abide by election results.

Polls: Dems ready to defect to McCain 
A sizable number of Hillary Clinton supporters may break ranks to back John McCain in November should Barack Obama capture the Democratic nomination, a new Gallup poll suggests.

McCain's foreign policy vision 
Sen. John McCain emphasized the need to collaborate with democratic allies in his foreign policy speech Wednesday.

Crime & Punishment
Dad faces son's alleged killer 
Jamiel Shaw Sr. thought he'd see a "monster" in court when he turned up to see the gang member accused of gunning down his son just yards from his home.  But instead, the father said...

Sambora arrested 
Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora has been arrested for investigation...  

What YOU will be TALKING about TONIGHT
Craiglist Ad lists baby for sale 
A Lebanon, Oregon couple say they were the victims of a sick joke after someone used their name to list a baby for sale.

NFL to consider hair length rule 
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu might not have to worry about getting tackled again by his hair.

Actor Richard Widmark dies 
Richard Widmark, who made a sensational film debut as the giggling killer in "Kiss of Death" and became a Hollywood leading man in "Broken Lance," "Two Rode Together" and 40 other films, has died after a long illness.

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