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.

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Small fire forces evacuation of Smithsonian’s Castle on the Mall

Small fire forces evacuation of Smithsonian’s Castle on the Mall

The fire department ruled the cause as accidental. No injuries were reported.

Sports

Restaurant under investigation in the death of the wife of ESPN’s Chris Berman was closed that day, owner says

Katherine Berman and the driver of another vehicle were killed in a two-car crash May 9.

Technology

How Google Home and the Amazon Echo give a new twist to the home phone

Google joins Amazon and Microsoft in adding hands-free calling to its smart speakers.

Business

As Trump’s relationship with Congress frays, companies worry about a shutdown

A major contracting organization has told its members to prepare for the worst.