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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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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she leaves Shah Alam High Court in Malaysia on Thursday. Malaysia's attorney general ordered the murder case to proceed against the Vietnamese woman accused in the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother. Vincent Thian/AP hide caption

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A U.S. flag flies outside the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, in January. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that all remaining embassy personnel would be withdrawn this week. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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A rescue team collects remains of bodies amid debris at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 near Bishoftu, a town some 37 miles southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sunday. Michael Tewelde/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Most of us ignore the fine print. But one woman who didn't earned herself $10,000. Others have found themselves on the losing end of a contract they didn't bother to read. Sofie Delauw/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption

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Huawei Rotating Chairman Guo Ping (center) speaks in front of other executives during a press conference in Shenzhen, in China's Guangdong province, on Thursday. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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