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.

Politics

Trump says blacks who stayed home were ‘almost as good’ as those who voted for him

The president-elect’s comments in Michigan came during the latest stop on his “thank you” tour.

World

Pentagon expands Syria force ahead of assault on militant capital

The Pentagon will send another 200 Special Operations troops to Syria, a senior official said on Saturday, substantially expanding the U.S. military footprint as part of an effort to topple the Islamic State capital there.

Local

D.C. police charge man with murder in fatal shooting of teen at Potomac Gardens

D.C. police charge man with murder in fatal shooting of teen at Potomac Gardens

Suspect had been held as person of interest in slaying of Breyona Evans, who police believe was not the intended target of the shooting.

Sports

Broncos’ Brandon Marshall on racist hate mail: ‘I just don’t understand it’

The Denver linebacker posted the letter, which threatened to put him ‘in a wheelchair,’ on Instagram.

Technology

How NASA is rehearsing for a mission to Mars

“The rocket’s the easy part. It’s people who really throw a monkey wrench into things.“

Business

Is Ivanka Trump a passionate political advocate — or a businesswoman building her brand?

Is Ivanka Trump a passionate political advocate — or a businesswoman building her brand?

Some liberals view the president-elect’s daughter as a way to reach him on issues such as climate change. It remains unclear how big of an advocate she will be.