8:45 am ET - Obama heads to Texas -Â President Obama heads to Fort Bliss, Texas, to meet with U.S. troops stationed there.
10:00 am ET - Gates addresses American Legion -Â Defense Secretary Robert Gates discusses Iraq and other issues during the national convention of the American Legion in Milwaukee.
An update from theÂ CNN newsdesk in London on some of the stories we're following on Tuesday:
Amsterdam arrests - Two men, allegedly of Yemeni origin, are being questioned at Amsterdamâ€™s Schipol airport having arrived on a flight from Chicago.Â U.S. authorities had spotted â€śsuspicious itemsâ€ť in their luggage. The items discovered apparently included watches and mobile phones taped to a bottle of stomach medicine. The men were allowed to travel to Amsterdam but Dutch authorities decided to arrest the pair. Read the full story
Cricket investigation - Federal investigators from Pakistan are expected to arrive in England on Tuesday to look into a betting scandal related to south Asian nation's cricket team, Interior Minister Rehman Malik told CNN. The Federal Investigation Agency officers will arrive in London two days after allegations surfaced that gamblers fixed part of a Pakistan match against England last week. Investigators from the International Cricket Council, the sport's governing body, are already in the United Kingdom making inquiries into the allegations, the council said Tuesday.Â