“The European Union’s aviation regulatory agency barred flights of the Max 8, as well as a slightly newer model, the Max 9, joining several other regulators around the world, with the notable exception of the F.A.A. of the United States.” Following two crashes involving the Boeing 737 Max 8, the EU has joined several other countries in grounding the planes.

+ President Trump chimed in. “Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly. Pilots are no longer needed, but rather computer scientists from MIT. I see it all the time in many products. Always seeking to go one unnecessary step further, when often old and simpler is far better … I don’t know about you, but I don’t want Albert Einstein to be my pilot.” (Oh, I totally agree. I would hate to have the smartest dude in modern history as my pilot.) Here’s the latest from CNN.