Latest EU to investigate Ikea tax payments 2017-12-18T12:43:56.000000000+00:00 The European Commission said Monday that it will investigate Ikea's tax dealings in the Netherlands. In rural America, building the Internet for everyone has stalled 2017-12-18T12:38:55.000000000+00:00 America has seen rapid improvements in broadband availability. But now momentum has stalled as public funding has dried up, leaving stark disparities between rural places that have been connected and those where the job is only half finished. What the CDC's banned words list tells you about Trumpism 2017-12-18T12:33:03.000000000+00:00 It's easy -- and obvious -- to focus on the high-profile ways in which Donald Trump is remaking American government and, by extension, American culture: His appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, his tax cut plan, his tweeting -- to name three. Advocate for disabled workers is 2017 CNN Hero of the Year 2017-12-18T12:29:30.000000000+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. Overstock is turning into a bitcoin tech company 2017-12-18T12:28:50.000000000+00:00 Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne is launching a $250 million ICO through his subsidiary tZero, and says that he welcomes SEC scrutiny of such deals. Trump says he is not considering firing Mueller 2017-12-18T12:27:54.000000000+00:00 President Donald Trump says he's not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but added that his "people" are "very upset" about the counsel's decision to obtain tens of thousands of emails from the Trump transition team. Mario Batali includes recipe with apology for 'past behavior' 2017-12-18T12:26:55.000000000+00:00 Celebrity chef Mario Batali, facing allegations of sexual misconduct, tells fans that he's sorry -- and suggests a doughy breakfast treat. Airplane discos and gyms: Inflight ideas that never took off 2017-12-18T12:24:47.000000000+00:00 Can you imagine disco dancing on a plane or a mid-air gym workout? These ideas were once the future of flight. French sailor Francois Gabart sets round-the-world record 2017-12-18T12:22:20.000000000+00:00 He spent 42 days alone at sea, but for Frenchman Francois Gabart it was a lightning dash as he became the fastest person to sail solo non-stop around the world. Police body cam video shows dramatic rescue from life-threatening car fire 2017-12-18T12:21:57.000000000+00:00 Two men trapped in a burning car are saved by Atlanta police officers.