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Stories with person: Eddie Murphy
  • San Francisco bans performances by exotic animals 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 7:15 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday approved a prohibition on performances using wild animals, joining dozens of other places that frown upon the display of bears and big cats, elephants and monkeys for human entertainment.

  • Eddie Murphy to receive top US humor prize at Kennedy Center story has photos
    Updated: Apr-09-15 12:05 pm

    WASHINGTON - Eddie Murphy, famous for his standup routines, films and his early breakout on "Saturday Night Live," will be awarded the nation's top prize for humor this year by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, officials said Thursday.