A Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Southwest Airlines arrives for a landing at Hobby Airport in Houston on Wednesday. (Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP)

A Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Southwest Airlines arrives for a landing at Hobby Airport in Houston on Wednesday. (Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Citing new data, FAA relents and grounds the Boeing 737 MAX

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