Praveena Somasundaram

Washington, D.C.

Morning Mix reporter

Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA in journalism, BA in biology

Praveena Somasundaram is a reporter on The Washington Post's Morning Mix desk. She joined The Post as an intern on the General Assignment desk and has previously reported at the Dallas Morning News and the Charlotte Observer.
Latest from Praveena Somasundaram

Two women sue Apple, saying stalkers used AirTags to track them

The class-action lawsuit says Apple has failed to make its $29 AirTags “stalker-proof” despite warnings when the product was released last year.

December 7, 2022

Deputy fatally shot friend after ‘jokingly’ pointing gun, sheriff says

Police arrested Andrew Lawson on manslaughter charges after he allegedly fired what he believed was an unloaded gun at his roommate, fellow deputy Austin Walsh.

December 6, 2022

Swifties sue Ticketmaster, saying it ‘messed with the wrong fan base’

More than two dozen Taylor Swift fans are suing Ticketmaster, alleging fraud, misrepresentation and multiple antitrust violations.

December 5, 2022

An 82-year-old didn’t pay her $77 trash bill. Police arrested her.

Officials in an Alabama city are facing backlash following an announcement that a woman was arrested after she did not pay a $77 trash bill.

December 4, 2022

Mariah Carey’s vocal range is better than most humans’. Bats surpass it.

According to new research from a team in Denmark, bats have a range of about seven octaves, greater than Prince and Mariah Carey.

December 1, 2022

Ind. teens saw man with gun before they were killed, new document says

An Indiana judge has unsealed a court document that shows the evidence officials gathered to arrest Richard M. Allen in the killings of two Delphi teens.

November 30, 2022

Former Va. state trooper catfished a teen and killed her family, police say

Officials said the suspect, Austin Lee Edwards, drove from Virginia to California and killed family members of a teenage girl he had met online.

November 29, 2022

Giant Musk ‘Goat’ statue arrives at Tesla factory in crypto stunt

Elon GOAT Token, a cryptocurrency company, commissioned the statue with the goal of billionaire Elon Musk accepting it and bringing exposure to its token

November 27, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: European leaders in Kyiv for show of support during famine commemoration

Electricity was restored to much of Ukraine, but 3 million customers remained without electricity, President Volodymyr Zelensky said Saturday

November 26, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Zelensky urges power rationing; Ukraine’s security service raids Kyiv monastery

Conditions in Ukraine at the onset of winter are grim, with the head of a major power provider predicting blackouts until at least the end of March.

November 22, 2022