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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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New York City Mayor Eric Adam speaks during a news conference near the scene of a fatal apartment building fire in the Bronx on Sunday in New York City. At least 19 people have died and dozens were injured. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A medical worker administers a coronavirus test at a new testing site at the Times Square subway station in New York City on Monday. Scott Heins/Getty Images hide caption

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In this image taken from video from a Caltrans remote video traffic camera, vehicles are backed up on a snow-covered Interstate 80 at Donner Summit, Calif., on Thursday. Snow continued over the Christmas weekend in the area. Caltrans via AP hide caption

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Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec prepares to hand the ball off during a game earlier this season. The team had to withdraw from the Military Bowl because of the pandemic. Mary Schwalm/AP hide caption

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NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins holds up a model of the coronavirus as he testifies before the Senate in May. Collins is retiring as director of the NIH. Sarah Silbiger/AP hide caption

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin speaks during a media briefing at the Pentagon last month. The military branches have begun discharging people who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Mourners grieve at Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich., on Wednesday, the day after a gunman opened fire at the school, killing four students and wounding seven other people. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Dole was President Richard Nixon's choice to be the chairman of the Republican National Committee. He served from 1971 to 1973. Henry Griffin/AP hide caption

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Bob Dole, longtime GOP senator and 1996 presidential nominee, dies

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