Mark Berman

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Recent shootings have sparked new calls for stricter gun laws. But how do the American people actually feel about the issue?

  • Aug 29, 2015

A week after an initial trial ended with a deadlocked jury, the state said it would have charges dismissed.

  • Aug 28, 2015

Louisiana has had more police officers shot and killed by suspects this year than any other state.

  • Aug 27, 2015

Lawmakers repealed Nebraska’s death penalty earlier this year. Opponents are trying to stop the repeal until the issue can appear on the ballot next year.

  • Aug 26, 2015

The gunman who killed 12 people and wounded another 70 in one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history will spend the rest of his natural life in prison.

  • Aug 26, 2015

Journalists are rarely killed in the United States, but dozens have been slain so far this year around the world.

  • Aug 26, 2015

Nicaraguan officials had protested the execution of a man convicted of murdering a high school teacher during a robbery in Texas.

  • Aug 25, 2015

Curtis Smith was said to have cut a sheriff’s deputy with a knife before being fatally shot.

  • Aug 25, 2015

“Our law enforcement officers have established order while preventing further acts of violence in Ferguson,” he said in a statement.

  • Aug 14, 2015

Police arrested more than two dozen people in the latest confrontations.

  • Aug 11, 2015
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Mark Berman is a reporter on the National staff. He runs Post Nation, a destination for breaking news, developing stories and quick analysis of events around the country. A Florida native, Mark has been with The Post since 2007. He encourages you to follow him on Twitter (@markberman), but only if you feel like it.
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