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

Nominee to head budget office defends support for cuts to Social Security, Medicare

Nominee to head budget office defends support for cuts to Social Security, Medicare

In appearances before the Senate Budget and Homeland Security committees, Rep. Rick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) acknowledged that several of his key positions on spending and the national debt directly contradict Donald Trump’s campaign pledges and statements made by some of the president’s top advisers.

Local

Undocumented immigrant rights activist loses her battle to avoid being deported

Wendy Uruchi Contreras, a Virginia organizer for CASA, will be deported to Spain this week. The mother of two had pleaded guilty to drunken driving.

Technology

Trump picks deregulation advocate as FCC chairman

Trump picks deregulation advocate as FCC chairman

Ajit Pai, already on the commission, is a critic of net neutrality rules and other Obama policies.

Business

Donald Trump tells Detroit auto CEOs that environmental regulations are ‘out of control’

INNOVATIONS | Trump has regularly criticized auto companies for building cars in Mexico.