Justine McDaniel

Washington, D.C.

General Assignment reporter

Education: University of Puget Sound, BA in Foreign Language (French) and International Affairs; University of Maryland, Master of Journalism

Justine McDaniel is a general assignment reporter who joined The Washington Post in 2022. Previously, she spent eight years as a news reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she covered the coronavirus pandemic, breaking news, and local and state topics. She was a 2014 reporting fellow for News21, part of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education. She previously reported in Washington for the University of Maryland and as a McClatchy intern while getting her master's degree. A Californian who will never adjust to East Coast winters, McDaniel grew up in the San F
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Iranian-linked militants strike Iraqi base housing U.S. troops

The attack against Ain al-Asad Air Base injured at least one Iraqi service member, Centcom said. Some U.S. personnel were evaluated for traumatic brain injuries.

January 21, 2024

Iran accuses Israel of deadly Syria strike

Most of the missiles fired at al-Assad Air Base in Iraq were intercepted by air defenses, while others landed on the base, according to U.S. officials.

January 21, 2024

Boeing 747 cargo plane makes emergency landing after engine failure

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January 19, 2024

28-year-old sues Panera, alleging Charged Lemonade gave her heart problems

In the third lawsuit against Panera Bread over its caffeinated lemonade, a woman says she was hospitalized for atrial fibrillation after consuming the drinks.

January 18, 2024

As FAA launches an audit of Boeing, jet maker pledges more steps

The fallout from a Boeing plane’s midair accident continues as the FAA examines whether a third party should take over some Boeing procedures.

January 15, 2024

New U.S. strike on Houthi site as Gaza internet blackout continues

The strike early Saturday comes after a U.S.- and U.K.-led coalition launched a wave of attacks on Houthi militants in Yemen, and as Houthis vow retaliation.

January 14, 2024

    Who are the Houthis, and why are they attacking ships in the Red Sea?

    Houthi militants have attacked ships in the Red Sea during the Israel-Gaza war. The United States hopes to deter them and prevent the war from escalating regionally.

    January 13, 2024

    Florida law led school district to pull 1,600 books — including dictionaries

    Dictionaries were removed pulled from shelves in a Florida school district where officials are reviewing books for “sexual” content.

    January 11, 2024

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

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    January 10, 2024

    Tornadoes devastate parts of Gulf Coast as storms sweep U.S.

    At least three deaths were reported after tornadoes hit Florida, Georgia and Alabama on Tuesday.

    January 9, 2024