Senate roll vote on Education

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 85-12 roll call Wednesday by which the Senate approved a sweeping rewrite of the education law, sending the measure to…

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Dept of Defense official, a shackled detainee is transported by a female guard, front, and male guard, behind, away from his annual Administrative Review Board hearing with U.S. officials, at Camp Delta detention center, Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. A U.S. Army officer told a court on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 that she started to use women to transport prisoners in 2014 due to a shortage of guards. A judge has issued a temporary ban the military is seeking to lift. Muslim prisoners say contact with unrelated females violates their religion. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Religion news in brief

Police step up mosque patrols after discovery of pig’s head PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police will step up patrols around worship site…