Leading Republican Ryan mulls run for House speaker: lawmakers
By Susan Cornwell and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading Republican with allies on the right wing of the party, Paul Ryan, is weighing a bid to replace retiring U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, fellow lawmakers said on Friday as they sought to defuse a leadership battle. Conservatives and more moderate Republicans said they would like to see Wisconsin's Ryan, chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee who negotiated a bipartisan budget deal in 2013, stand for election for speaker after the front-runner, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, abruptly dropped out on Thursday.
Nobel Prize in literature: What to look out for
STOCKHOLM (AP) — After three days of science awards the Nobel spotlight turns to the art of writing Thursday when the Swedish Academy will announce the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday expanded its approval of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's immunotherapy drug Opdivo for patients with an additional form of advanced lung cancer. The agency said Opdivo may now be used in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose disease has progressed during or after platinum-based chemotherapy. Opdivo, known chemically as nivolumab, was first approved to treat advanced melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, and later for squamous non-small cell lung cancer.
Gunman kills one, wounds three at Northern Arizona University
An 18-year-old student killed one person and wounded three others when he opened fire during a confrontation on the campus of Northern Arizona University early on Friday before being arrested in the latest shooting to hit a U.S. school, authorities said. The suspected gunman was identified as Steven Jones, a freshman at the university, campus police chief Gregory Fowler said. Colin Brough was killed in the shooting, according to the university.
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