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This includes fraudulent billing and reimbursement by Title XIX agencies for medications and/or services provided in connection with an abortion, illegal under federal law.

Steven H. Aden, senior counsel of the fund, and Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the list, go public with it all on Tuesday morning.


Yes, yes, Valentine’s Day is just days away. But hopeful romantics may want to reconsider a dalliance with the billion-dollar online dating industry, say a group of social psychologists. Industry claims of matching partners through algorithms or other scientific sounding fare “are unsubstantiated and likely false,” the researchers say, insisting that the strongest predictors of relationship “well-being” cannot be assessed with such data.

“Online profiles are a feeble substitute for face-to-face contact when it comes to the crucial task of assessing romantic chemistry. Furthermore, browsing through all those online profiles may overwhelm people or encourage them to treat their search more like shopping than mate-finding, which can lead singles to pass over potential partners who are actually well-suited to them,” says lead researcher Eli Finkel, a psychologist with Northwestern University.

The researchers will publish their findings in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science in the Public Interest, an academic journal.


• 76 percent of Americans are closely following the 2012 presidential race.

• 54 percent disapprove of what the Republican candidates have said during the campaign; 36 percent approve.

• 50 percent say President Obama deserves to be re-elected, 48 percent says he does not.

• 39 percent of likely Republican voters would vote for Mitt Romney if the primary was held today.

• 24 percent would support Newt Gingrich, 18 percent Rick Santorum and 14 percent Rep. Ron Paul.

• 37 percent most trust Mr. Romney to handle the economy, 23 percent trust Mr. Gingrich, 17 percent Mr. Paul, 11 percent Mr. Santorum.

• 28 percent say Mr. Romney is the most honest and trustworthy, 24 percent cite Mr. Santorum, 21 percent Mr. Paul, 7 percent Mr. Gingrich.

• 25 percent trust Mr. Romney most to handle social issues, 22 percent trust Mr. Gingrich, 19 percent Mr. Santorum, 13 percent Mr. Paul.

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