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A secret is out. A private conversation is shared. And a funny moment is caught on tape. It’s time for this week’s politics-free side of the news.

A finale with a twist

Eric McCandless/ABC

“American Idol” crowned a winner. But that wasn’t the only reveal of the evening.

A secret recording

An Alexa speaker recorded a private conversation. Then sent it to someone in an Amazon Echo user’s address book.

Pesky encounter

UK Pool

An unwanted visitor interrupted Prince Harry. Here’s what made his new bride giggle.

A questionable resemblance

Scott Strazzante/San Francisco Chronicle/AP

The Cristiano Ronaldo sculpture has some company. Take a look at why this plaque got roasted on Twitter.

A strong motivation

Delaney Newhart for Girard College

He slept in homeless shelters as a kid. Now he’s going to Harvard on a full ride.

A treasure hunt

Finding the San José has been called the “holy grail of shipwrecks.” Here’s how they found it.