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

A rock smashed through their roof. Scientists say it was a meteorite.

The College of New Jersey confirmed that a rock that crashed through a home in Hopewell Township, N.J., on Monday was a meteorite.

May 12, 2023

S.C. deputies fired roughly 50 shots at suicidal man, lawsuit says

York County Sheriff's Office deputies in South Carolina were called to a wellness check and opened fire on Trevor Mullinax in 2021, a lawsuit alleges.

May 10, 2023

An archaeologist saw shapes in the water. They led to a submerged grave.

Florida archaeologists discovered the tombstone of John Greer, a laborer who died in 1861, submerged in the Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida.

May 9, 2023

British pub closes after losing beer suppliers over blackface doll display

The White Hart pub in Essex closed after its owners defended a display of blackface "golly dolls" seized by police in a hate-crime investigation.

May 5, 2023

Mich. school district bans backpacks, citing safety: ‘Lives are at stake’

The Flint Community Schools board in Michigan voted unanimously last week to ban backpacks after multiple incidents in which students brought weapons to school.

May 4, 2023

Officer’s ‘MMA-type’ takedown broke man’s leg at concert, lawsuit says

A Nebraska concertgoer alleged that officers broke his leg, causing permanent damage, after he was asked to discard a beer while leaving a Luke Bryan show.

May 3, 2023

An American hiker is missing in Japan. Her family is retracing her steps.

Volunteers from California and Hawaii traveled to Japan to help search for Patricia Wu-Murad, who went missing in early April while hiking a mountain trail.

May 2, 2023

Minn. man set fires at mosques, harassed member of Congress, feds say

Jackie Rahm Little is accused of setting fires at two Minneapolis mosques and vandalizing a Congress member's office, which Rep. Ilhan Omar (D) said was hers.

May 2, 2023

Louisville gunman’s parents say he shouldn’t have been able to buy weapon

Todd and Lisa Sturgeon said their son saw a psychiatrist days before killing five people. "He should not have been able to purchase the gun," his mother said.

April 28, 2023

She invited a stranger to a ballgame. He was charged with killing her.

Brett Gitchel was charged with murder in the death of Leticia Martinez-Cosman, who disappeared after attending a Seattle Mariners baseball game with him.

April 26, 2023