Feb 182010
 February 18, 2010  Posted by  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Jeanne Meserve and Mike M. Ahlers report:

To the list of instructions you hear at airport checkpoints, add this: “Put your palms forward, please.”

The Transportation Security Administration soon will begin randomly swabbing passengers’ hands at checkpoints and airport gates to test them for traces of explosives.

Previously, screeners swabbed some carry-on luggage and other objects as they searched for the needle in the security haystack — components of terrorist bombs in an endless stream of luggage.

Read more on CNN.

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