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

Detained Kentucky teens denied toilets, showers and clothes, suit says

Two former detainees at the Adair County Youth Detention Center sued the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice, alleging they were held in abusive conditions.

January 21, 2024

Shooter charged with 50 federal hate crimes in Colorado LGBTQ+ club killings

Anderson Lee Aldrich was charged with federal crimes after pleading guilty to state charges in the November 2022 Club Q mass shooting that killed five people.

January 16, 2024

They drove from the Arctic to the South Pole — in an electric car

Chris and Julie Ramsey completed an expedition from the magnetic North Pole to the South Pole in an electric SUV to persuade more drivers to adopt electric vehicles.

January 15, 2024

A message beamed into space invites aliens to visit Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, Ky., beamed a travel advertisement into space to the distant star of TRAPPIST-1, inviting aliens to visit the Bluegrass State.

January 12, 2024

Deadly winter storm pummels central, eastern U.S.; several tornadoes hit the South

At least four people are dead after storms hit much of the United States on Tuesday. Follow weather updates, closures and winter storm forecasts.

January 10, 2024

National Association of Realtors leader resigns after blackmail threat, organization says

Tracy Kasper “recently received a threat to disclose a past personal, non-financial matter unless she compromised her position at NAR,” the organization said.

January 8, 2024

A veteran went missing in 2013. A YouTuber took on the cold case.

James Hinkle, a YouTuber and true-crime enthusiast, made the breakthrough in the decade-old search for Donnie Erwin, a Navy veteran who vanished in the Ozarks.

January 8, 2024

‘Love Is Blind’ contestant sues Netflix, says she felt ‘like a prisoner’ on show

Renee Poche, who appeared on Netflix’s “Love Is Blind,” said that she endured abuse on the show and faced a $4 million penalty for speaking about her experience.

January 5, 2024

Hershey sued for selling Reese’s chocolates without ‘cute’ decorations

A class-action lawsuit alleges that Hershey advertises Halloween-themed Reese’s chocolates with “cute” decorations that don’t appear on the candies.

January 2, 2024

Want to get married on 12/31/23? Vegas is expecting you — and thousands more.

Las Vegas expects a surge in weddings on New Year’s Eve for couples looking to tie the knot on a unique date: 12/31/23.

December 29, 2023