By: Michael De Groote, Deseret NewsMore and more, people are cutting off their landlines and relying exclusively on cell phones. A report from the Census Bureau finds that in 2011, 28 percent of households did not have any landlines and relied only on cell phones. That is about one in three. Back in 1998, only one home in 100 relied on cell phones in place of landlines.
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Built around and on top of railroad tracks leading in and out of Penn Station, Manhattan West is no ordinary construction project. A mega-sized piece of machinery called The Launcher puts 50-ton concrete segments into place creating a span. Eventually 16 spans will cover the train tracks down below. Eventually 16 spans will cover the train tracks down below. It's technology typically used in bridge construction.
More than 100 New York City schoolchildren arrived at JFK Airport greeted by Santa's helpers. The mission: a flight to the North Pole to meet the man himself. Delta Air Lines and the YMCA set up the event and spared no detail. The kids even had their own boarding passes. The Delta elves say they were delighted to help out.
Two passengers injured during the deadly Metro-North train derailment that killed four people are now suing the railroad. Denise Williams, 55, a dentist and retired Army colonel who served in Desert Storm, was on her way to visit family in New York City Sunday morning. Her lawyer Michael Lamonsoff said she was trapped under debris that came into the car during the crash.