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New Crowd-Control Weapon

NPR's Tom Gjelten reports on a new crowd-control weapon the Pentagon is developing. The 'Active Denial System,' as it's called, emits a beam of electro-magnetic energy that causes a burning sensation when aimed at someone's skin.

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