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Matthew S. Schwartz

Matthew S. Schwartz

Reporter, NPR News Desk

Matthew S. Schwartz is a reporter with NPR's news desk. Before coming to NPR, Matt worked as a reporter for Washington, D.C., member station WAMU, where he won the national Edward R. Murrow award for feature reporting in large market radio. Previously, Matt worked as a technology reporter covering the intricacies of Internet regulation. In a past life, Matt was a Washington telecom lawyer. He got his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and his B.A. from the University of Michigan ("Go Blue!").

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Honduran migrants wait in line to cross over the border checkpoint into Guatemala in Agua Caliente, Honduras. A new caravan of at least several hundred Hondurans has set off toward the United States on foot or in vehicles. Some have already crossed into Guatemala. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun (center) is welcomed by Canadian Minister for Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland as she arrives at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, on Saturday. The young Saudi woman who fled her family successfully harnessed the power of Twitter to secure asylum in Canada. Lars Hagberg /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., in 2014 react to hearing the court's decision on the Hobby Lobby birth control case. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Family and friends of the four slain women gathered for a candlelight vigil at a park in downtown Laredo, Texas, in September. Juan David Ortiz has pleaded not guilty to charges of capital murder. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, immigrated to America in 1949, claiming he had worked on his father's farm during World War II. U.S. Department of Justice via AP hide caption

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U.S. Department of Justice via AP

Hazmat and fire crews work outside the Indian and French Consulate in Melbourne. At least seven international consulates were evacuated in Melbourne, Australia, on Wednesday after reports that multiple suspicious packages had been sent to them. Kaitlyn Offer/AP hide caption

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Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun walks by Thai Chief of Immigration Police Maj. Gen. Surachate Hakparn (right) before leaving the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Australia says it is considering granting refugee resettlement to the Saudi, who fled from her family, based on referral by the U.N. Immigration Police via AP hide caption

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A Hacienda HealthCare location in Phoenix, where a woman said to be in a vegetative state gave birth to a child last month. Police are now investigating the incident. Google Maps hide caption

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