From months, Syrian government officials have been claiming civilians weren't being killed, or telling the outside world it's not what it appears to be. Tonight, keeping them honest, you'll hear from a high ranking government official who couldn't lie any longer. He resigned from the government and went into hiding, but he isn't running from the truth. And wait to you hear what the government is saying about what happened to him. Plus, a new study is released on the cancer risk for firefighters who at the World Trade Center site helping with recover efforts in the days and weeks after 9/11. And, we'll have tonight's other headlines.
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