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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A fatal crash and the thoughts a father lives with

A fatal crash and the thoughts a father lives with

Paul Li says his son, Calvin, was drifting from his Chinese heritage, trying to fit in as an all-American kid: “If I knew what I know now, I would’ve been a much better parent.”

Sports

Nationals fall to Rockies after Yusmeiro Petit implodes in the 11th inning

Nationals fall to Rockies after Yusmeiro Petit implodes in the 11th inning

Petit, the last of seven Nats pitchers to appear, allows five runs in a 9-4 loss.

Technology

How this social network for neighborhoods is trying to fix its racism problem

How Nextdoor is trying to weed out racial profiling in its local online communities.

Business

Flights are about to get cheaper

Airfare tends to drop every year late in the summer and it usually stays low through the fall until people start to book their holiday trips, travel analysts say.