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.


Vladimir Putin has his own version of reality. And President Trump believes it.

The U.S. used to push back on Russian conspiracy theories. Not after Helsinki.

Ukraine’s not a country, Putin told Bush. What’d he tell Trump about Montenegro?

Russia wanted to keep the newest NATO member as its pawn; protecting it will keep us safer, not lead to “World War III."

No, your Trump-is-gay-for-Putin jokes aren’t funny

Trump is ineffectual, and even dangerous, in his foreign policy. Gay romance metaphors do not convey this reality — they obscure it.

I’ve been in meetings with Putin. Here’s what Trump can expect.

He's confident. He'll never admit wrongdoing. And he'll probably be late.

Can truth survive this president? An honest investigation.

Five books grapple with the era of ‘alternative facts.’

Anti-Semitism doesn’t bother Benjamin Netanyahu if it comes from his political allies

Why Israel is cozying up to Viktor Orban's Hungary and overlooking Poland's Holocaust law.

This is how Senate Democrats should try to stop Brett Kavanaugh

If Republicans won't go along with close scrutiny, Democrats can grind the Senate to a halt.

No, the Trump-Russia investigation isn’t a conflict of interest for Kavanaugh

The rule of law supersedes personal loyalty. Trump may not know that, but the rest of us should.

Chocolate is a luxury. The people who produce it live in extreme poverty.

This World Chocolate Day, consider the source of your sweet treats.


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.


College grads face next hurdle: Paying back student loans

College grads face next hurdle: Paying back student loans

COLUMN | Many don’t know much about repayment plans or interest rates, poll finds.