CNN - Latest Thomas Fire on course to become California's largest-ever wildfire 2017-12-18T06:48:56.000000000+00:00 A wildfire that has devastated swathes of southern California is on course to become the largest wildfire in the state's modern history. Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airport restores power after crippling outage 2017-12-18T05:24:30.000000000+00:00 A power outage at the world's busiest airport left thousands of passengers stranded as a ground stop for Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International disrupted air travel across the United States. Word ban at CDC includes 'vulnerable,' 'fetus,' 'transgender' 2017-12-18T04:27:44.000000000+00:00 Officials at the CDC are under orders by the Trump administration to stop using specific words in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post. Inside 'CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute' 2017-12-18T04:27:39.000000000+00:00 A gallery of photos from inside the 2017 ceremony honoring CNN's Top 10 Heroes and CNN's Hero of the Year. Advocate for disabled workers is 2017 CNN Hero of the Year 2017-12-18T04:20:44.000000000+00:00 Amy Wright, who employs 40 people with disabilities at her coffee shop Bitty & Beau's, was named the 2017 CNN Hero of the Year. She will receive $100,000 to grow her cause. Atlanta airport outage complicates insanely busy holiday travel 2017-12-18T04:14:56.000000000+00:00 The timing could hardly have been worse. Former Chilean President Sebastian Pinera wins runoff vote 2017-12-18T03:57:59.000000000+00:00 Chile's former President, the conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera, has been elected to serve another term as the country's leader. When the lights went out: 'Completely pitch black' at Atlanta airport 2017-12-18T03:51:27.000000000+00:00 Travelers stranded on planes on the tarmac for hours. Darkness in the terminal. Passengers guiding their cautious steps by the flashlights on their phones. Celebrities arrive at the 2017 'CNN Heroes All-Star Tribute' 2017-12-18T03:10:53.000000000+00:00 Celebrities saluted everyday people who've dedicated themselves to improve the lives of others during Sunday's "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute." Check out some of the scenes from the red carpet before the event. California fire: Resident says neighborhood looks like 'war zone' 2017-12-18T03:10:48.000000000+00:00 Thousands of residents are under mandatory and voluntary evacuations as more than 8,400 firefighters work around the clock to contain the massive blaze.