Chinese Homer. In North Little Rock, Ark., Yee Yim Hong got permission from a court to Americanize his name, changed it to Yim Hong Yee.
Decalog Rolling. In Escanaba, Mich., three teen-agers broke into a school, stole $71, embarked on a spending spree by going to an advanced-price movie, swiftly returned the remaining money after seeing The Ten Commandments.
From the Grill. In Lourenço Marques, Mozambique, a hippopotamus clopped into a gas station, thunderously knocked over empty oil drums, hit the road, chewed $200 damage out of a passing car.
Who's in Back? In Memphis,...