Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks while Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner looks on during a Nov. 21 news conference about new sanctions against Iran. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Seventy students a day are sent to the Waco Alternative School Campus, after being "ticketed" for bad behavior in municipal court. Marisa Peñaloza /NPR hide caption

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In Texas, Keeping Kids In School And Out Of Court

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says it will cover screening and counseling for obesity as a free preventive service for Medicare beneficiaries. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Listen to Patti Neigmond's related report on Morning Edition

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves in Pakdasht, southeast of Tehran, Nov. 23. Ahmadinejad on Wednesday said he was surprised at European moves to isolate Tehran's central bank. HO/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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U.S. Weighs Sanctions Targeting Iran's Central Bank

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SolarCity has received financing from Bank of America Merrill Lynch to install solar electricity systems on houses on military bases, like one here at Soaring Heights Communities at Davis Monthan Air Force Base outside Tucson, Ariz. Lend Lease hide caption

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Big Solar Project Moves Forward Without Uncle Sam

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday. Stocks soared on news that central banks agreed to work together to support the global financial system. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich addressed large crowds at campaign stops like this one at Tommy's Ham House in Greenville, S.C. on Wednesday. Richard Shiro/AP hide caption

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