Eddie Murphy arrives at the Kennedy Center. (Matt McClain/Post)

Eddie Murphy, king of comedy

Murphy didn’t tell a joke for almost three decades — until he came to the Kennedy Center to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

Vester L. Flanagan, 41, a former employee of the Roanoke station, is believed to have posted videos online showing him shooting the crew.

A Duke freshman thinks ‘Fun Home’ is immoral. He won’t read assignment.

A Duke freshman thinks ‘Fun Home’ is  immoral. He won’t read assignment.

POSTEVERYTHING | He says his beliefs extend to pop culture and artwork depicting sex acts.


Former U.S. intelligence officials: Trump being ‘played’ by Putin

The pushback comes after the president said he believed Putin was sincere when he claimed that his country did not meddle in the U.S. election.


Al Franken’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ era was full of jokes disparaging women

No wonder he thought posing for a photo as he pawed a sleeping woman's breasts would be funny.

I’m a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don’t want Al Franken to resign.

Republicans aren't going to oust their abusers. If we exile Democrats who behave badly, we'll be hurting women at large.

I represented La David Johnson. Here’s what I still want to know about his death.

The more we learn about the terrorist attack in Niger, the less we seem to know.

Stop pretending the estate tax has anything to do with us family farmers

Rolling back the estate tax is the least of our concerns.

How the Roy Moore scandal could help President Trump fire Robert Mueller

Replacing Moore with Jeff Sessions could have unexpected consequences.

Trump sounds ignorant of history. But racist ideas often masquerade as ignorance.

The White House's fumbling about slavery and the Civil War fits a long pattern in American politics.

After the Roy Moore allegations, can Democrats really win in Alabama?

Doug Jones has a shot at winning — if the Democratic Party gets behind him.

An alternative history of the year since Election Day 2016

We know how it's gone under President Trump. Would 2017 have been as wild under a President Clinton?

How to protect yourself during a mass shooting

Preparation is key to knowing how to react.


‘I had to be there’: The Museum of the Bible opens in the nation’s capital

If you don't already have your tickets, you might not be able to get in during the opening weekend.


The SEC, once again, holds the keys to the College Football Playoff race

Auburn's resurgence bring intrigue to Saturday's Iron Bowl against Alabama, and the possibility of the conference getting two teams into the four-team bracket.


How a slow-going musical could save the old soul of Broadway

<span>How a slow-going musical could save the old soul of Broadway</span>

In a billion-dollar industry increasingly dominated by lavish franchise productions, one quiet show tries to turn the tide