In the general news, regions of the world with factions claiming to be offshoots of ISIS expanded as President Obama prepared a request of congress to start an official war. The Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter, was approved by congress. In the U.S., several changes of the guard in media occurred, with NBC News ousting Brian Williams for lying about war experiences and John Stuart announcing that he will leave the Daily Show.
In healthcare business, news was slow. Earnings season wound down.
From the FDA, Eisai‘s drug to treat thyroid cancer, Lenvima (lenvatinib) was approved.