• President Barack Obama gestures as he answers a question during a news conference with Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla at the National Center for Art and Culture in San Jose, Costa Rica, Friday, May 3, 2013.

    Avoiding the traditional discussion of drugs and violence, president uses meet with regional leaders to focus on common ground.

    LAST UPDATE : May 03, 2013, 10:14 PM EDT
  • JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Five South African officials, including police and military commanders, have been suspended after a chartered plane carrying about 200 guests from India to a lavish family wedding was allowed to land at a South African air force base, the government said Friday.

    LAST UPDATE : May 03, 2013, 2:52 PM EDT