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.


John Bolton is dangerous. But Trump’s inept White House might restrain him.

How foreign policy might — or might not — change now.

The real problem with Facebook is not a data leak

The little networking site is now a business colossus that's affecting our minds and our relationships.

Climate change may mean more spring snowstorms in the future

Expect more extreme — and weird — weather.

Conspiracy theories in the Age of Trump

Is Cambridge Analytica the missing link between Russia and Trump? I don't want to ask this question, and yet ...

The unemployment rate is low. It should be even lower.

Why the economy needs different benchmarks.

Police are still killing black people. Why isn’t it news anymore?

Police are still killing black people. Why isn’t it news anymore?

The activism never stopped. But the attention to it vanished.

Good bet for the office NCAA pool: Black men will play and white men will profit

Most of the NCAA's revenue comes from its Division I basketball championship, but how do the black players benefit?

Here’s a gun-control measure both sides can get behind — and it works

How I've seen gun restraining orders prevent violence in my city.

The dark roots of AIPAC, ‘America’s Pro-Israel Lobby’

The group was formed to spin positive PR after Israeli atrocities.

A gun won’t give you the guts to run toward danger

Armed and courageous: One doesn’t guarantee the other.


Guns seized from three Metro fare evaders, police say

DR. GRIDLOCK | One of the suspects threw a gun over a wall at Gallery Place Metro station, police said.


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell signs contract extension worth as much as $40M annually

The deal runs through 2024 with close to 90 percent of his salary tied to incentives. It is not clear whether it will be opposed by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who at one point threatened a legal challenge to an extension.


How two men turned a Google search and $100 into a hit podcast and a TV deal

Podcasts have been around for years, but have seen a rebirth in the past few years.


Poll finds public optimistic about the economy, critical of Trump, split on issues

A one-year report card shows judgments of the president are disconnected from views about the economy.