Front Page: The New York Times – January 5, 2023

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McCarthy Flounders as G.O.P. Rebellion Paralyzes the House for a Second Day

The House continued a historic floor showdown — the first in a century — prompted by the Republican leader’s failure to secure a majority to become speaker.

Lacking a Speaker, One Part of Government Ceases to Function

Lawmakers in the House have yet to be sworn in. They can’t help constituents or get classified briefings, much less hold hearings or pass laws. And at some point, they may have trouble getting paid.

Russia’s War Could Make It India’s World

The invasion of Ukraine, compounding the effects of the pandemic, has contributed to the ascent of a giant that defies easy alignment. It could be the decisive force in a changing global system.

For Russian Troops, Cellphone Use Is a Persistent, Lethal Danger

Ukrainian artillery targets Russian soldiers by pinpointing their phone signals. Despite the deadly results, Russian troops keep defying a ban on cellphone use near the front.

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