US attorney general collapses during speech

Attorney General Michael Mukasey collapsed during a speech and lost consciousness, a Justice Department official said. The 67-year-old Mukasey was rushed Thursday night to George Washington University Hospital, where his condition was not immediately known. M ukasey was delivering a speech to the Federalist Society at a Washington hotel when "he just started shaking and he collapsed," said Associate Attorney General Kevin O'Connor. "They're very concerned."