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.

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I’m a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don’t want Al Franken to resign.

Republicans aren't going to oust their abusers. If we exile Democrats who behave badly, we'll be hurting women at large.

I represented La David Johnson. Here’s what I still want to know about his death.

The more we learn about the terrorist attack in Niger, the less we seem to know.

Stop pretending the estate tax has anything to do with us family farmers

Rolling back the estate tax is the least of our concerns.

How the Roy Moore scandal could help President Trump fire Robert Mueller

Replacing Moore with Jeff Sessions could have unexpected consequences.

Trump sounds ignorant of history. But racist ideas often masquerade as ignorance.

The White House's fumbling about slavery and the Civil War fits a long pattern in American politics.

After the Roy Moore allegations, can Democrats really win in Alabama?

Doug Jones has a shot at winning — if the Democratic Party gets behind him.

An alternative history of the year since Election Day 2016

We know how it's gone under President Trump. Would 2017 have been as wild under a President Clinton?

How to protect yourself during a mass shooting

Preparation is key to knowing how to react.

Right-wing extremists have a right to speak, not a right to be listened to

We should let people like Richard Spencer and Marc Jonger express their views. But we shouldn't pretend they're valid.

I’m still reeling from the Las Vegas massacre. But everyone else has moved on.

The deadly mass shooting was just weeks ago, but it's like it never happened.

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Man sentenced to 30 years in Christmas Day rape, murder of D.C. actress

Man sentenced to 30 years in Christmas Day rape, murder of D.C. actress

Tricia McCauley was attacked and killed inside her car after she left home for a holiday party, authorities say.

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Researchers confirmed presence of CTE in ex-NFL player while he was alive

A brain scan performed in 2013 could turn into a breakthrough development in diagnosing the neurodegenerative disease in living patients.

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How a slow-going musical could save the old soul of Broadway

<span>How a slow-going musical could save the old soul of Broadway</span>

In a billion-dollar industry increasingly dominated by lavish franchise productions, one quiet show tries to turn the tide