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  • John C. Houbolt dies at 95; NASA engineer made moon landing possible

    John C. Houbolt dies at 95; NASA engineer made moon landing possible
    John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.
  • Lice evolve faster than their human and chimp hosts

    Lice evolve faster than their human and chimp hosts
    When humans and chimpanzees parted ways about 5 million to 7 million years ago, they took their head lice with them. But since that mutual divergence, those lice have evolved far more rapidly than their primate hosts, according to a new study. The head-...

    College recruiters give low-income public campuses fewer visits

    College recruiters give low-income public campuses fewer visits
    The Webb Schools, a private high school in Claremont, is a magnet for college recruiters from around the country and the world. This fall, 113 Ivy League and other schools sent representatives to the campus — more than the 106 students in the senior...

    Foreign students continue to flock to U.S. colleges

    Foreign students continue to flock to U.S. colleges
    The number of international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities grew to a record high last year and USC remained their most popular destination, according to a new study. The private university had 9,840 international students, about 1,...

    PASSINGS: Ben Pleasants, Kenneth Appel

    Ben Pleasants L.A. poet and playwright Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....