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Dan Boylan

Dan Boylan

Dan Boylan is a general assignment reporter at The Washington Times.

Prior to joining The Times, Mr. Boylan covered the Massachusetts State Legislature and North Carolina General Assembly.

After 9/11, he detoured from daily reporting and served as a Fulbright Fellow in Indonesia and also managed U.S. and U.K. counterterrorism media projects across the Middle East and Asia.

Throughout the years, he filed datelined foreign correspondence for the Boston Herald, South China Morning Post and The National, in addition to working as an international news editor at The Associated Press headquarters.

Mr. Boylan is a graduate of Bates College, lecturer and award-wining filmmaker.

He can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Dan Boylan

Federal Bureau of Investigation and Internal Revenue Service agents enter City Hall in Baltimore, MD., on Thursday, April 25, 2019. FBI, IRS launched raids connected to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. (Ian Duncan/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Baltimore mayor whereabouts unknown as FBI, IRS raid her office, home

Thursday was a red-letter day for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh. Federal agents raided her homes and offices, Maryland's governor called for her resignation "for the good of the city" and speculation swirled about her whereabouts, as she presumably is still recovering from a bout of pneumonia. Published April 25, 2019

More than 30 homes were damaged when a tornado flattened part of Franklin, Texas. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Violent storms sweeps through Midwest, mid-Atlantic

Destructive storms that spawned more than a dozen tornadoes across the South and killed at least eight people swept through parts of the Midwest and the mid-Atlantic on Monday. Published April 15, 2019

Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey arrives at Arizona Capitol in a moving van prior to signing into law HB 2569 making Arizona the first state in the nation to provide universal recognition for occupational licenses Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) **FILE**

Arizona now recognizes out-of-state occupational licenses

Arizona has become the first in the country to recognize occupational licenses from other states, ending a redundant recertification process that labor analysts have critiqued as a drag on lower-income workers and local economies. Published April 14, 2019

National Harbor van attack plot suspect to remain in jail until trial

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Germantown man who authorities say stole a U-Haul rental van and planned to plow it into pedestrians at a D.C.-area tourist destination in an Islamic State-inspired attack will remain in jail until his trial. Published April 9, 2019

Sign advertising free measles vaccines and information about measles are displayed at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y., Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The county in New York City's northern suburbs declared a local state of emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall, hoping a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Unvaccinated children drive measles outbreak to record levels

U.S. health officials reported Monday that more people have contracted measles in the first three months of this year than they did in all of last year -- a viral outbreak driven by unvaccinated children in various areas of the country two decades after the illness was declared eliminated. Published April 1, 2019

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter speaks about a settlement with Purdue Pharma for opioid abuse, Tuesday, March 26, 2019.  Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin and the company's controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to settle allegations they helped create the nation's deadly opioid crisis with their aggressive marketing of the powerful painkiller. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

Purdue-Sackler settlement over OxyContin called win over Big Pharma

Purdue Pharma and its billionaire owners, the Sackler family, reached a $270 million settlement with Oklahoma in its lawsuit over the drugmaker's production and marketing of the OxyContin painkiller, which the state blamed for driving America's deadly opioid crisis. Published March 26, 2019

In this March 18, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Air Force, environmental restoration employees deploy a containment boom from a boat on Offutt Air Force Base in Neb., as a precautionary measure for possible fuel leaks in the flooded area. Surging unexpectedly strong and up to 7 feet high, the Missouri River floodwaters that poured on to much the Nebraska air base that houses the U.S. Strategic Command overwhelmed the frantic sandbagging by troops and their scramble to save sensitive equipment, munitions and aircraft. (Delanie Stafford, The U.S. Air Force via AP)

Missouri River flooding forces more towns to evacuate

More towns in Missouri and Kansas are evacuating as the flooding Missouri River breaches levees Friday morning with further damage and flooding reported across several Midwest states. Published March 22, 2019

Backwater flooding begins to encircle the Yazoo City, Miss., airport., Sunday, March 17, 2019, as seen in this aerial photograph. Various communities in the Mississippi Delta are combatting both Mississippi River flooding and backwater flooding that are affecting homes, businesses and farm lands. (AP Photo/Holbrook Mohr)

200 million Americans at risk of flooding

More than 200 million Americans are at risk of some flooding, as spring weather brings even more water to the Plains, Midwest and Mississippi River basin, which just endured a wetter-than-average winter, a federal report predicts. Published March 21, 2019

Rambo Islas, 8 months, is held by his mother Maria Islas, as he gets a shot for a vaccine administered by RN, Nicole Ives at the Dallas County Health & Human Services immunization clinic in Dallas on Friday, March 8, 2019. North Texas pediatricians say they've found that more and more parents want to be certain their children won't be in a waiting room with children who haven't had their shots, especially in light of recent measles outbreaks around Texas. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP) **FILE**

Missouri confirms case of measles

Missouri has become the 13th state to report a confirmed case of measles this year, which has seen the potentially deadly virus spread four times faster than last year, according to federal data. Published March 17, 2019