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

U.S. Senate candidate uses image of China to attack construction in D.C.

POWERPOST | Jeff Bartos’s campaign in Pa. has mixed up Washington with a much, much larger city.

World

Brazilian prison gang suspected in Paraguay’s ‘heist of the century’

Dozens of gunmen blocked highways, burned trucks and cars, sealing off the perimeter of their target for hundreds of yards before blowing up the facade off a transportation company office and escaping with millions of dollars.

Local

200 firefighters battle five-alarm blaze at College Park construction site

200 firefighters battle five-alarm blaze at College Park construction site

Smoke closes University of Maryland and leads to evacuation of senior citizens from nearby building.

Sports

Jabrill Peppers’s NFL draft stock just took a double-shot of bad news

The versatile athlete from Michigan may tumble out of the first round, following a report that he was flagged for a diluted sample during the NFL’s combine.

Business

U.S. markets surge following French election

WONKBLOG | The euro hit five-month highs as election results spelled less likelihood of a further breakup of the European Union.