Author: CNN'S GREGORY WALLACE CONTRIBUTED TO THIS REPORT.

Boeing acknowledges flight control system's role in crashes

Boeing said for the first time Thursday that an anti-stall system on its 737 Max model had played a role in two recent plane crashes, an acknowledgment that will heighten the scrutiny the company is facing as it works to return its signature aircraft -- currently grounded by aviation regulators around the globe -- to the skies.

Five takeaways from hearings on immigration and family separation

Across Capitol Hill Wednesday, lawmakers grilled several key Trump administration officials over its enforcement of immigration law, including the "zero tolerance" policy that led to the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border last year.