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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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An installation of children's art is set up outside the Capitol on Wednesday. Kids can develop "severe" symptoms from the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report released Friday. Jemal Countess/Getty Images for ParentsTogether hide caption

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens during a House subcommittee hearing on Friday. Kevin Dietsch/AP hide caption

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to testify before a Senate panel in June. Coronavirus cases could be on the rise in the Midwest, Fauci said Tuesday. Kevin Dietsch/AP hide caption

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A staff member from Vietnam's disease control authority assists passengers as they queue up for temperature checks at the departure terminal at Da Nang's international airport on Monday. Hoang Khanh/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Wall of Moms marches to the Multnomah County Justice Center in Portland, Ore., July 25, 2020. Portland has sustained protests against police brutality and systemic racism for 58 days. Bradley W. Parks/OPB hide caption

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The casket of Rep. John Lewis crosses the Edmund Pettus Bridge by horse-drawn carriage during a memorial service for Lewis on July 26 in Selma, Ala. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Regis Philbin speaks onstage at Spike TV's Don Rickles: One Night Only on May 6, 2014 in New York City. Philbin was on television for more than half a century. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Spike TV hide caption

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The Rev. Darryl Caldwell speaks as the casket of the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., lies in repose during a service at Troy University in Troy, Ala., on Saturday. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Asylum-seekers walk along Roxham Road near Champlain, N.Y., in August 2017, a popular illegal border crossing into Canada, away from official ports of entry. Geoff Robins/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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News media set up in front of the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas on Monday in North Brunswick, N.J. A gunman posing as a delivery person shot and killed Salas' 20-year-old son Sunday. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, left, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walk up the stairs in the Foreign Office in London on Tuesday. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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An unidentified young man wears his hair in dreadlocks in this file photo. A Texas school district won't change its policy on long hair — effectively continuing a de facto ban on dreadlocks, attorneys for suspended students told NPR. Marc Romanelli/Getty Images hide caption

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