You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

the nation today

Tropical Storm Karen stalls, but remains a threat

NEW ORLEANS — Tropical Storm Karen stalled Saturday in its move toward the Gulf Coast but still threatened to bring high winds and heavy rains. Officials from Louisiana to northwest Florida acknowledged that the storm was weakening and sent some emergency workers home, but urged residents to be cautious. (AP)

SOUTH DAKOTA

Plains cleaning up after snowstorms

PIERRE, S.D. — Parts of South Dakota were dealing with power outages and digging out from chest-high snow drifts on Saturday. In the Rapid City area, where 21 inches of snow fell, authorities were recruiting snowmobilers to help rescue about 80 motorists stuck in their vehicles. Up to 3½ feet of snow hit the Black Hills. (AP)

NEW YORK

Sisters question fatal D.C. shooting

Continue reading below

NEW YORK — The sisters of a woman who was fatally shot in Washington after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier say police should not have shot her. ‘‘We’re still very confused as a family why she’s not still alive,’’ said Amy Carey-Jones, speaking of Miriam Carey. Another sister, retired New York City police officer Valarie Carey, said there was ‘‘no need for a gun to be used when there was no gunfire coming from the vehicle.’’ (AP)

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.