All eyes are on Boeing after the second deadly crash of one of its 737 Max 8 planes in five months. President Donald Trump is gearing up for another budget battle with the Democrats. And meet Harlem's Honeys and Bears, a synchronized swimming team that's defying stereotypes.
Ethiopian Airlines grounded its fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, a day after 157 people were killed, including eight Americans, when one of the planes crashed shortly after takeoff.
China and Indonesia followed suit — suspending the commercial operation of the aircraft as well.
"It is a brand new airplane with no technical remarks, flown by a senior pilot, and there is no cause that we can attribute at this time," Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde GebreMariam said at a news conference Sunday. "We cannot rule out anything."
While the freshman Democrat's comments about Israel have consumed Washington, there has been far less outrage in Minnesota’s diverse 5th Congressional District, a pillar of progressivism that handed Omar a decisive victory in November's midterm elections.
Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings.
"She looks different, she speaks different, she dresses different, and she worships different," said Hassan Jama, executive director of the Minneapolis-based Islamic Association of North America. "But, luckily, she is in America, and she has a voice, and she's serving the people who elected her."
Did you miss Meet the Press? Watch the highlights below in under one minute. Rep. Liz Cheney, R- Wy., explains why she didn't vote for the Democrats' anti-hate resolution.
A synchronized swimming team called the Harlem Honeys and Bears is made up of mostly African Americans who are 55 and older. The team is united by a love of swimming and dance — and a tough coach who has little time for fun and games.
Lettice Graham, who at 96 is the most senior member, calls it "the best therapy in the world."
Thanks for reading the Morning Rundown.
If you have any comments — likes, dislikes — drop me an email at: email@example.com
If you would like to receive the Morning Rundown in your inbox Monday to Friday, please sign-up here.
Petra Cahill is a senior editor and writer for NBC News Digital. She writes NBC News' Morning Rundown newsletter.