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(This January 23 story corrects to amend chief of staff's name to Jaime Tincher in paragraphs six and seven) (Reuters) - Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapsed on Monday while delivering his state-of-the-state address to legislators in St. Paul, but aides said afterward that Dayton quickly recovered from what they described as a fainting spell and returned home. "He quickly recovered, walked out of the Capitol and turned home," Tincher said, adding that emergency medical technicians met Dayton at his home and performed a "routine check" on him there.
The Trump administration has instituted what it described as a temporary media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants. Emails sent to ...
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will announce next week his nominee to fill a vacant seat on the US Supreme Court -- a crucial decision that could shift the court's balance on major issues such as abortion. "We'll pick a truly great Supreme Court justice and I'll be announcing it sometime next week," Trump said in the Oval Office. One of the court's nine seats has been open since justice Antonin Scalia died in February 2016.