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Lent is meant to be a time of reflection for Christians around the world. But once again this year, it comes at a time of deep disquiet within the faith. Sexual abuse and misconduct scandals have continued to rock the Catholic Church, leading many to question their religious institutions, or even their faith itself.

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This is the first Sunday of Lent, observed by Christians all over the world and all branches of the faith. It's a time of reflection when many people forgo certain foods or luxuries and put a special emphasis on good works and charitable giving.

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The band Nickelback was a surprise topic of discussion on the House floor yesterday.

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NICKELBACK: (Singing) This is how you remind me of what I really am.

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More girls are taking the ice - not as figure skaters, but as hockey players.

JULIETTE CHAKER BRAVIN: It's fun to skate and to get the puck.

CLEMENTINE PARKER: I like going fast and...

JULIETTE: So do I.

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It's finally happened - New York City's world-famous museum scene has gone to the dogs. An art museum dedicated to our canine companions has opened in Manhattan. It's called the AKC Museum of the Dog. Karen Michel, who loves dogs, went there to sniff it out.

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Scott Hechinger was also surprised to learn that Paul Manafort's sentence was just under four years in prison. Hechinger is a public defender in Brooklyn, and he reacted to the news with this tweet that quickly went viral.

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A jury in West Palm Beach, Fla., has convicted a former police officer in the shooting death of a black motorist. It's the first time in 30 years that an on-duty police officer in Florida has been convicted in a shooting.

Corey Jones, a housing inspector and part-time musician, was on his way home from a nightclub in October 2015 when his van broke down on Interstate 95 in Palm Beach Gardens. He was on the side of the road in his SUV when he called for roadside assistance.

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