Daniel Wu

Washington, D.C.

Metro reporting intern

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

Daniel Wu is a reporting intern in the Metro section for The Washington Post. He graduated from Stanford University and has previously interned for the Seattle Times and the San Jose Mercury News.
Latest from Daniel Wu

‘Shark Week’ lacks diversity, overrepresents men named Mike, scientists say

The experts featured on Discovery's signature shark programming include more men named Mike than women, a recent study found.

December 5, 2022

Judge sentences men behind election robocall scam to register new voters

For spreading disinformation about mail-in voting ahead of the 2020 election, Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl were sentenced to 500 hours registering new voters.

December 1, 2022

Can police use robots to kill? San Francisco voted yes.

The new policy would allow San Francisco police to use bomb-disposal robots to kill dangerous suspects with explosives.

November 30, 2022

A man was paralyzed in a police van. Five officers now face charges.

Randy Cox suffered a cervical spine injury during a ride in a police van that left him paralyzed below his neck.

November 29, 2022

Elrich, Alsobrooks win reelection to lead Maryland suburbs

The incumbent leaders of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties appeared likely to win. A number of other referenda passed.

November 9, 2022

How to vote in Maryland’s 2022 statewide and local elections

Statewide and local offices are on the ballot in Maryland, alongside legalizing recreational marijuana. Here's how to vote in person, early and by mail.

November 2, 2022

    A guide to 2022 local elections in Pr. George’s and Montgomery counties

    The Prince George's County and Montgomery County local races in the 2022 general election will decide county executives, councils and school boards.

    October 25, 2022

    Piling allegations, plummeting morale drove Montgomery board upheaval

    The Montgomery Planning Board's resignations followed weeks of competing allegations and plummeting staff morale that convinced council members to clear the slate.

    October 13, 2022

    Montgomery planning board resigns amid scandals, at council’s urging

    The upheaval follows a trail of scandals and leaks that has dogged one of Montgomery’s most influential institutions for weeks.

    October 12, 2022

    Allegations against vice chair deepen Montgomery Planning Board controversy

    The new accusations deepen concerns about the Montgomery Planning Board’s governance as the final vote looms for a pivotal long-term growth plan.

    October 11, 2022