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Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's "Morning Edition": bringing you the day's stories and news to radio listeners on the go. A two-hour mix of news, analysis, interviews, commentaries, arts, features and music, "Morning Edition" is heard Monday through Friday.

Atlanta, GA – If we were to turn Atlanta's clock back 144 years, to November 15, 1864, we'd find our city sacked and smoldering. Union forces General William T. Sherman was about to embark on the next phase of his grand design to divide and conquer the South by marching to the Atlantic. Steve Goss talks with Georgia State University historian Cliff Kuhn, who picks up the story.

Atlanta, GA – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is generally classified as an anxiety disorder.
But for war veterans, it can also be a disorder of the heart.

"War injures the soul, distorts the heart, confuses the mind, ruins the identity."

Psychotherapist and author Edward Tick, has been working with war veterans and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for nearly three decades.

Atlanta, GA – Look-- Up in the sky! It's an asteroid; it's a black hole; it's a Gamma Ray Burst! How the world could come to an end is explained in a new book by astronomer Philip Plait, called "Death from the Skies." When he spoke with WABE's Steve Goss, he asked Plait why the average person would want to know about such horrific scenarios.