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The FBI and ICE are scanning millions of Americans’ faces — without their knowledge or consent

Drew Harwell on how the FBI and ICE are using local DMV photos for facial-recognition searches. Dave Weigel talks about how Bernie Sanders has evolved on the campaign trail. And Anna Fifield on the bare bellies creating controversy in Beijing.
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The FBI and ICE are using facial recognition to scan Americans’ driver’s license photos
Agents with the FBI and Immigration and Customs Enforcement are using state driver’s license databases as a facial-recognition gold mine.
 
Tech reporter Drew Harwell says the implications of this practice have lawmakers concerned, on both sides of the aisle.

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Bernie Sanders evolves on the campaign trail
Post political reporter Dave Weigel spends a lot of his time on the 2020 campaign trail these days. This past weekend, he was in Iowa following Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

Weigel says Sanders is changing how he’s campaigning, which may come in handy with the Iowa caucuses.

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Bare bellies bring brouhaha to Beijing
It gets so hot in Beijing that men take to rolling their shirts up to their chest to let off steam in the summertime. Not everyone is happy about it, including the government, according to Beijing bureau chief Anna Fifield

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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post -- for your ears.