News bites: Taxpayer funding for anti-abortion groups, CLASS Act's void, and more

New laws in North Carolina would direct taxpayer funds to anti-abortion centers that have been faulted for providing "false or misleading information" about health issues and for proselytizing to non-Christians, the Charlotte Observer reports.

The demise of the healthcare law's long-term-care CLASS Act program leaves a gaping hole, The Associated Press reports.

Federal officials are considering immunizing children against anthrax, The Washington Post reports.

Amgen has set aside $780 million to resolve civil and criminal investigations into whether the world's largest biotechnology company engaged in improper sales of drugs, Bloomberg reports.

A new study links BPA exposure in the womb to behavior problems in toddler girls, The Washington Post reports.