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Lee Rosner, 72, of Arlington, Va., showcases his collection of baseball memorabilia.
Emily Friedman
Lee Rosner, 72, of Arlington, Va., showcases his collection of baseball memorabilia.

It's week three of baseball season, and from the looks of it, the Washington Nationals are going places. A strong start to the season has everyone paying attention--whether you're a Nats fan, or still rooting for your hometown team. Emily Friedman brings us stories from some our most fervent baseball fans.


Sandra Cisneros Crosses Borders And Boundaries In 'A House Of My Own'

The author's new memoir collects three decades worth of her journeys in search of a sense of home. "I guess I didn't realize I was gonna be crossing borders my whole life," she says.

For Israeli-Born Chef, Hummus And 'Tehina' Are A Bridge To Home

Chef Michael Solomonov sees his mission as connecting people to the food of his homeland. "That, to me, is my life's work," he says. Solomonov's new cookbook is Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking.

Inside The Message Machine That Could Make Politicians More Persuasive

A political scientist identified optimally persuasive terms that make people more inclined to support the health care act. He says the tool could someday make it easier to sharpen political messages.

FAA Proposes Record Fine Against Drone Operator

The FAA is proposing a nearly $2 million fine against a drone operator it says was operating outside the rules and endangering safety. NPR talks to the head of the FAA about what's behind the hefty penalty.

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