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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, Schwartz worked as a reporter for Washington, DC, member station WAMU, where he won the national Edward R. Murrow award for feature reporting in large market radio. Previously, Schwartz worked as a technology reporter covering the intricacies of Internet regulation. In a past life, Schwartz 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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Jessica Rodgers and neighbor Ray Arellana carry a stroller carrying Rodgers' sister Sophia Rodgers over downed power lines as they head to Rodgers' mother's apartment to check on damage on Thursday after a tornado tore though Jefferson City, Mo., late Wednesday. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Protesters demonstrate against then President-elect Donald Trump outside the State Capitol building in Carson City, Nev., in December 2016 while Nevada's six Democratic presidential electors inside cast their official Electoral College ballots for Hillary Clinton. Scott Sonner/AP hide caption

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A comedian wondered on Twitter: Does Elizabeth Warren have a plan to fix my love life? To the amazement and delight of many, the presidential contender promised to "figure this out." Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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A Chinese man is silhouetted near the Huawei logo in Beijing on Thursday. The Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning Huawei equipment from U.S. networks. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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This photo shows an early-morning view of Halema'uma'u Crater and the Kilauea Caldera June 5, 2018. The volcano is no longer erupting but is still active. U.S. Geological Survey via AP hide caption

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In this 2016 photo, a man holds up his iPhone during a rally in support of data privacy outside the Apple store in San Francisco. Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Katherine Langford arrives at a 13 Reasons Why event in June 2018 in Los Angeles. Langford plays a young woman who took her own life. Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP hide caption

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Pedro Sánchez, Spain's prime minister and Socialist Party leader, gestures to supporters outside the party headquarters following the general election in Madrid on Sunday. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption

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President Trump talks with Lockheed Martin President and CEO Marillyn Hewson and director and chief test pilot Alan Norman in front of an F-35 at the White House in July 2018. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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