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.


A Freedom Caucus Republican says the foundation of the Trump budget is ‘a lie’

POWERPOST | "What it does is it perpetuates a myth that we can go out there and balance a budget without touching entitlements,” said Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) at a House Budget Committee hearing. “It's not only a myth, it's frankly a lie.”


Before Twitter and Facebook, there was Morse code: Remembering social media’s true inventor

Samuel F.B. Morse changed the way the world communicated with Morse code, which led to telephones, fax machines, computers and then Myspace, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and … well, ask your teenager what else.


Trump official in charge of food stamps departs from Trump’s plan to gut the program

WONKBLOG | Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue reaffirmed Wednesday that he still does not believe the food stamp system is “broken” or requires fundamental change.