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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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Chioma Onyekwere of Nigeria, shown competing in the Women's Discus qualification of the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 in Qatar, was one of 10 Nigerians disqualified from the Tokyo Games. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF hide caption

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during the bronze medal match that he lost to Spain's Pablo Carreño Busta at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Australia's Ashleigh Barty poses with the winner's trophy on Saturday after winning the Wimbledon women's singles final against the Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Traffic on Interstate 95 was diverted for hours after a group of armed men fled from police near Wakefield, Mass. on Saturday. Massachusetts state police say 11 suspects have been taken into custody. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Crews work near a open tunnel, center near the bottom, in the rubble at the Champlain Towers South Condo on Sunday in Surfside, Fla. More than 150 people were still unaccounted for two days after Thursday's collapse. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Rescue workers search the rubble of the Champlain Towers South condominium on Saturday in the Surfside area of Miami. The building partially collapsed on Thursday. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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In this photo provided by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, search-and-rescue personnel search for survivors through the rubble at the Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside, Fla., on Friday. AP hide caption

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Queen Elizabeth II and President Biden walk at Windsor Castle on Sunday in Windsor, England. This is Biden's first private meeting with Queen Elizabeth II since becoming president. Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage hide caption

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Pope Francis speaks from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square on Sunday. Francis expressed sorrow for the treatment of Indigenous people in Canada, but did not offer an apology. Domenico Stinellis/AP hide caption

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Bryan Oberc, in Munster, Ind., tries out an AR-15 from Sig Sauer in the exhibition hall at the National Rifle Association Annual Meeting in Indianapolis in 2019. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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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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