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.

Local

Women in the running: Number of female candidates for Va. House has jumped

Women in the running: Number of female candidates for Va. House has jumped

‘Trump effect’ is pushing female candidates to come forward in record numbers.

Sports

Kirk Cousins’s pivotal season rests in the hands of unproven receivers

Kirk Cousins’s pivotal season rests in the hands of unproven receivers

Though he heads into his fourth year in Jay Gruden’s offense and his third as the Redskins’ starter, Cousins does so amid significant upheaval.

Technology

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.

Business

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.