Daniel Wu

Washington, D.C.

Morning Mix reporter

Education: Stanford University, BA in History and MA in Communications

Daniel Wu is a reporter on The Washington Post's Morning Mix team. He joined The Post as an intern on the Metro desk in 2022 and previously worked for the Seattle Times and the San Jose Mercury News. Wu studied history and communications at Stanford University, where he also wrote and edited for The Stanford Daily.
Latest from Daniel Wu

She awoke from a coma. Five months later, she ran the Boston Marathon.

Oklahoma runner Rachel Foster ran the Boston Marathon months after suffering a brain injury that left her in a coma. Doctors called her recovery miraculous.

April 21, 2023

Colin Kaepernick to pay for autopsy in Georgia jail death, attorney says

Colin Kaepernick will pay for an autopsy of Lashawn Thompson, who died in a Fulton County jail cell infested with insects, attorney Ben Crump announced.

April 21, 2023

Sheriff contests lawsuit seeking White woman’s arrest in Emmett Till case

Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks filed to dismiss a lawsuit from relatives of Emmett Till, arguing a warrant to arrest Carolyn Bryant Dunham is moot.

April 19, 2023

A N.J. wildlife agency razed protected wetlands. Then it penalized itself.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection reprimanded itself for clearing several acres of wetlands from the Glassboro Wildlife Management Area.

April 18, 2023

Man died after being ‘eaten alive’ by bugs in filthy jail cell, family says

Lashawn Thompson was found dead in a Fulton County Jail cell in Atlanta with his body infested by insects, according to reports shared by his family's attorney.

April 14, 2023

Basquiat paintings hung in a museum. An auctioneer admitted to faking them.

Michael Barzman pleaded guilty to misleading FBI agents about creating several works that he passed off as authentic Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings.

April 12, 2023

Their home is 100 square feet. A White House trip expanded their world.

A family from San Francisco's Chinatown took a dream trip from their single-room-occupancy home to D.C. to attend the White House Easter Egg Roll.

April 11, 2023

‘Write your own obituary’: Teacher fired for shooting-inspired assignment

Dr. Phillips High School in Orange County, Fla., fired Jeffrey Keene after he asked students to write their own obituaries in a lesson on the topic of school shootings.

April 10, 2023

Army, FBI bust into wrong hotel room, detain guest in training mix-up

Soldiers and FBI agents in Boston were sent to the wrong hotel room and detained a Delta Air Lines pilot unrelated to their training exercise.

April 7, 2023

She had an urge to flee her home in a tornado. It may have saved her life.

As a tornado bore down on her Iowa home, Glenda Sieren got an uneasy feeling about sheltering in her basement and fled in her car. It saved her life, she said.

April 6, 2023