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.


Kanye West fell for the worst black Republican sales pitch there is. Here’s why.

His drive to be regarded as an outside-the-box thinker led him to be taken in by the absurd argument that black voters are slaves on the Democratic Party plantation.

Why I sued President Trump over the travel ban

The Supreme Court will hear arguments about the ban on Wednesday.

Starbucks won’t have any idea whether its diversity training works

The company doesn't seem to have any plans to test its curriculum.

I’m transgender, and evangelicals tried to pray for me. I prayed for them instead.

A prayer that one might change their sexuality or gender identity is egregious encouragement to those who would seek to discriminate against LGBTQ people.

I was outed as a CIA officer. But pardoning Scooter Libby hurts all of us.

Valerie Plame says that future assets may question whether they can be protected from the perils of a blown cover.

What President Trump doesn’t understand about attorney-client privilege

It isn't dead. And it's not as comprehensive as many white-collar defendants assume.

I’m a Flint resident. I’m done paying for water that is not safe.

The state will no longer provide bottled water to residents, even though this crisis is not over.

Congressional Republicans are spineless. They’re not going to save Mueller.

Let’s remember whom we’re dealing with here.

Chemical weapons aren’t Assad’s only atrocity. We need new ‘red lines.’

The world did nothing as he bombed and starved civilians for years.

How Sinclair became the most insidious force in local TV news

The company ignores industry norms — and takes advantage of viewers' assumption that their local news is nonpartisan.


Guns seized from three Metro fare evaders, police say

DR. GRIDLOCK | One of the suspects threw a gun over a wall at Gallery Place Metro station, police said.


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell signs contract extension worth as much as $40M annually

The deal runs through 2024 with close to 90 percent of his salary tied to incentives. It is not clear whether it will be opposed by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who at one point threatened a legal challenge to an extension.


How two men turned a Google search and $100 into a hit podcast and a TV deal

Podcasts have been around for years, but have seen a rebirth in the past few years.


Poll finds public optimistic about the economy, critical of Trump, split on issues

A one-year report card shows judgments of the president are disconnected from views about the economy.