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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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A nurse administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a Veterans Administration Long Beach Healthcare System pop-up vaccination site at the Dae Hueng Presbyterian Church on Saturday in Gardena, Calif. More than half of U.S. adults have now received at least one vaccine dose. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the royal family follow Prince Philip's coffin during the ceremonial procession during his funeral at Windsor Castle on Saturday in Windsor, England. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Officer Joe Gutierrez aims his weapon at Lt. Caron Nazario during a traffic stop. Nazario is suing Gutierrez and the other officer, Daniel Crocker, for violation of his constitutional rights. NPR screenshot/Windsor Police Department body camera footage hide caption

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, at a news conference at the state Capitol Saturday, slammed Major League Baseball's decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta over the league's objection to a new voting law in the state. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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West Chester, Ohio, Board of Trustees Chairman Lee Wong bares his chest at a meeting Tuesday. Those scars, suffered during his U.S. military service, are "proof" of his patriotism, he said. Screenshot by NPR/West Chester Board of Trustees meeting hide caption

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Lava flows down from the crater of Mount Merapi, Indonesia's most active volcano, as seen from Tunggul Arum in the city of Turi near Yogyakarta early Saturday. Agung Supriyanto/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Kathy Gomez shovels her sidewalk on Sunday in Denver. Around 2,000 flights in and out of Denver have been canceled this weekend and highways around the state have been closed down as a winter storm pummels Colorado and neighboring states. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden signs the American Rescue Plan Thursday in the Oval Office. The $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill includes $1,400 stimulus checks for most Americans. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Power lines are seen on Feb. 16 in Houston. The Public Utility Commission of Texas has declined to reverse $16 billion in charges from the worst of February's winter storm. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Former National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman arrives at the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the US Capitol on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C. Gorman says she was tailed Friday night by a security guard who said she looked "suspicious." Win McNamee/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Police gesture toward protesters as security forces crack down on demonstrations against the military coup in Yangon on Sunday. The United Nations says at least 18 protesters were killed Sunday, the deadliest day yet since the military took power earlier this month. Sai Aung Main/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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