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.

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.