India says fears militant attack during Obama visit

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India fears separatists in Kashmir could stage attacks during the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama to draw global attention to a region where a two-decade old revolt against New Delhi has revived this year. Read the full story from Reuters

Army vows to change way it buys weapons

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Army needs to dramatically improve the way it buys weapons to ensure that equipment for soldiers is still relevant when they finally get it, the service’s No. 2 uniformed officer said on Tuesday. Read the full story from Reuters

Public pension reform key issue in California race

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – With decades of public service under his belt, 72-year-old California gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown joked last month that he is the best pension investment California has ever seen. Read the full story from Reuters

Senate candidate Carly Fiorina hospitalized

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Carly Fiorina, the California Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, was hospitalized on Tuesday for treatment of an infection and was being kept overnight for observation, her staff said. Read the full story from Reuters

Arizona voter citizen proof requirement overturned

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down an Arizona requirement that residents prove U.S. citizenship in order to register to vote but upheld a mandate that they present identification before casting their ballots. Read the full story from Reuters

Obama to test Republicans after November 2 elections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s senior aides on Tuesday accused Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of promoting political gridlock and gamesmanship for saying he wants to ensure Obama is a one-term president. Read the full story from Reuters

Obama calls Pakistan’s Zardari, urges more effort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama called his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday, the White House said, as Washington steps up pressure on Pakistan to do more against Taliban and al Qaeda militants. Read the full story from Reuters

Republicans poised to win House and gain in Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans enter the final week of a bitter election campaign as heavy favorites to win control of the House of Representatives and score big Senate gains, dealing a severe blow to President Barack Obama two years after he entered the White House. Read the full story from Reuters

Key Pennsylvania Senate race in dead heat: Reuters/Ipsos

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Senate race in Pennsylvania that could determine whether President Barack Obama’s Democrats retain control of the chamber is deadlocked one week before the election, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Tuesday. Read the full story from Reuters

WikiLeaks has more U.S. war files, Pentagon says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks, which already has made public nearly 500,000 classified U.S. files on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, has more U.S. documents for possible release than it has stated, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. Read the full story from Reuters