More and more soldiers are being affected by post-traumatic stress disorder—and horrifyingly, 20 veterans die by suicide every day. But Lt. Col. Damon Friedman, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and has experienced the struggle of PTSD personally, has a message of hope: There can be healing. He joins us to talk about what worked for him, and the brutal realities soldiers must contend with in the field.

We also cover these stories:

  • President Donald Trump says the shutdown may continue for a “long time.”
  • Incoming Sen. Mitt Romney and Trump are already exchanging fighting words.
  • Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The New York Times, reportedly calls out her old employer for bias in a forthcoming book.

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