Yesterday, I predicted that by noon today, the FAA would ground the 737 Max 8 and 9 planes. Keeping them in use was simply not a tenable position with so many other countries opting out. And with about 26 minutes to spare, President Trump made the announcement. Here’s the latest from CNN.

+ While these planes have been controversial in the news for a few days, they’ve been controversial among pilots for a lot longer. Dallas News: Several Boeing 737 Max 8 pilots in U.S. complained about suspected safety flaw.

+ Quartz: Ethiopian Airlines crash came after US shutdown delayed Boeing 737 Max fixes.

+ The technical story has pulled our attention away from the human story. NYT: Three Generations of a Canadian Family Died in Ethiopian Plane Crash.