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Obama adviser Pfeiffer says president isn't a midterm liability

One of President Obama's advisers said Sunday that, despite the President's low popularity numbers, he'll still be helpful for Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections.

Rice kicks off California GOP convention, calls for strong U.S. leadership in Ukraine

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at the annual California Republicans convention Saturday as the party faces an uphill battle in a state that has turned more and more blue.

Ukraine crisis: Early results show Crimea votes to join Russia

Preliminary results in Sunday's referendum on whether Ukraine's Crimea region should join Russia or become an independent state overwhelmingly show support for Russia.

Honda Odyssey recall ties 900,000 minivans to fire risk

Honda is recalling nearly 900,000 minivans for a defect that could increase fire risk. The recall includes some Honda Odysseys of model years 2005 through 2010.

North Korea fires short-range rockets, sources say

North Korea has fired 10 short-range rockets, two South Korean defense officials said Sunday.

CNN Poll: Rand Paul goes where his father never went

Rand Paul has done something his father never did -- top the list of potential Republican presidential candidates in a national poll.

Ukraine crisis: Crimea votes in referendum that divides Russia, U.S.

 Residents of Ukraine's Crimea region headed to the polls Sunday to vote in a disputed referendum on whether to join Russia or become an effectively independent state connected to Ukraine.

'Tonight Show' favorite David Brenner dies at age 78

Comedian David Brenner, a regular on Johnny Carson's "The Tonight Show," has died after a battle with cancer, a family spokesman said Saturday. He was 78.

Search for Malaysia Airline plane widens, becomes more difficult

Nine days in, things have gotten a whole lot more difficult in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.