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"Hazard Above": Drones and Public Safety

Unmanned aerial drones have transformed the way America wages war and collects intelligence abroad. Beginning next year, commercial drones are expected to expand rapidly within the United States. But what happens when a drone falls from the sky? Washington Post reporter Craig Whitlock spent a year poring over government data, revealing more than 400 drone crashes since 2001. He joins Kojo to discuss safety and legal concerns.

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