Is two-year-old Caylee Anthony dead or alive? And does her mother know? Investigators in Orlando, Florida believe Casey Anthony is hiding something. Today, prosecutors charged the single mother with child neglect and filing a false statement, but not her disappearance. Police say Casey lied and didn't report her daughter missing for more than a month. Casey says she left Caylee in the care of a babysitter on June 9th and when she went to pick her up she says Casey and the sitter were gone. She didn't call police. Instead, Casey launched her own search for her daughter. And when she returned home 5 weeks later, without Caylee, the little girl's grandmother was worried. The grandmother called 911 and told the dispatcher, "I told you my daughter was missing for a month. I just found her today. But I can't find my granddaughter. She just admitted to me that she's been trying to find her herself. There's something wrong. I found my daughter's car today and it smells like there's been a dead body in the damn car." Investigators confirm the strong odor coming from the trunk of the car. They say Casey has told several lies and discovered the apartment where she claimed to leave Caylee with a sitter has been vacant for months. Tonight on 360°, we'll have the latest twists in this bizarre case.
We'll also have a dose of raw politics. In the op-ed section of today's New York Times David Brooks asks the question, "Why isn't Barack Obama doing better?" We'll put that question to our own political gurus. And, we'd love to know what you think.
Also, just moments ago, we learned that federal investigators will announce tomorrow that the anthrax case is solved. The decision comes after Army scientist Bruce Ivins committed suicide last week. But several holes remain in the case. Tonight, we'll look at the unanswered questions.
All that and more tonight on 360°.
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