Search music and books in many
world marketplaces at the same time



1 USD  = 0.825  EUR     1 USD = 5.466  BRL
1 USD = 0.733  GBP    1 USD = 1.278  CAD
1 EUR = 1.213  USD    1 USD = 1.302  AUD
1 EUR = 0.889  GBP    1 USD = 0.889  CHF
1 GBP = 1.364  USD    1 USD = 20.23  MXN
1 GBP = 1.125  EUR    1 USD = 103.7  JPY

In the News

Janet Yellen addresses an event last month introducing the incoming Biden administration's economic team in Wilmington, Del. Yellen is the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.
Moderna will test new COVID-19 vaccine booster doses, saying that while its vaccine should protect against variants found in the U.K. and South Africa, it isn't as effective against the South African strain. Here, a bus in London carries a sign telling people, "Act Like You've Got It" — to prevent the coronavirus from spreading.
A new variant of the coronavirus first discovered in Brazil was detected in Minneapolis, Minn. The variant is believed to be more transmissible and could possibly infect those who previously contracted the virus.
One of the eight gorillas in the troop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in California. Some of the gorillas contracted the coronavirus this month. One of the older gorillas received monoclonal antibody therapy as part of his treatment.
Soldiers patrol outside presidential challenger Bobi Wine's home in Magere, Kampala, Uganda, Jan. 16, after President Yoweri Museveni was declared the winner of the election.
South Dakota has given out about 75% of the vaccine doses it's received, a high rate among states.
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was one of many global health leaders who spoke bluntly about the coronavirus pandemic at annual meetings that conclude on Tuesday. Discussing the lack of priority given to vaccines for poor countries, he stated, "The world is on the brink of a catastrophic moral failure."
Residents of Protection, Kan., gathered in the high school gym to receive polio shots on April 2, 1957. The mass inoculation event was staged by the March of Dimes, then known as the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady reacts after winning the NFC championship against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wis., on Sunday. The Buccaneers will meet AFC champions Kansas City Chiefs Feb. 7 in Super Bowl LV.
Federal Data Reveal Which Hospitals Are Dangerously Full This Week. Is Yours?
Miguel Cardona, President Biden's nominee for U.S. education secretary, speaks during a December event announcing his nomination.
Supporters rally outside the U.S. Treasury Department in 2019 to demand that American abolitionist Harriet Tubman's image be put on the $20 bill.
Police and other law enforcement officials stand in a line as protesters approach Sunday in the street in front of the City-County Building in Tacoma, Wash.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a daily press briefing on Jan. 25.
The Chicago Teachers Union voted on Sunday to continue remote work only, in defiance of the school district's plans for K-8 teachers and staff to return to classrooms this week. Here, a sign in front of Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School in September.
Faith leaders and members of human rights groups protest outside of the U.S. Capitol calling Congress not to end refugee resettlement programs on Oct. 15, 2019, in Washington.
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., will preside over former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate.
Clinicians care for COVID-19 patients last week in a makeshift intensive care unit at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, Calif. California is lifting regional stay-at-home orders, but county and local authorities can keep other restrictions in place.
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, seen here during a confirmation hearing last week, has announced he won't run for reelection in 2022.
President Biden signs an executive order Monday reversing a Trump-era ban on transgender people serving in the military.
When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller won the 2021 Newbery medal.
Residents of Protection, Kan., gathered in the high school gym to receive polio shots on April 2, 1957. The mass inoculation event was staged by the March of Dimes, then known as the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.
Federal Data Reveal Which Hospitals Are Dangerously Full This Week. Is Yours?
Moderna will test new COVID-19 vaccine booster doses, saying that while its vaccine should protect against variants found in the U.K. and South Africa, it isn't as effective against the South African strain. Here, a bus in London carries a sign telling people, "Act Like You've Got It" — to prevent the coronavirus from spreading.
Time Goes By: Has The Pandemic Changed Your Expectations For Hours And Days?
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a former White House press secretary for the Trump White House, announced she is running for governor of Arkansas. Sanders is seen above during an appearance on Fox News in 2019.
Pharmaceutical company Merck says it is shelving its two COVID-19 vaccine candidates, saying that the results of clinical trials fell short of its goals.
Anna Romero had to quit her part-time job during the coronavirus pandemic to care for her husband, Ivan, who has dementia.
Demonstrators raise their arms and chant, "Hands up, don't shoot," in August 2014 as they protest the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
President Biden is expected to sign off on new travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from South Africa, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Ireland and 26 countries in Europe.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, arrives for an event on the coronavirus with President Biden at the White House on Thursday.
Arizona Republicans voted Saturday to censure Cindy McCain, widow of late Arizona Sen. John McCain, and two prominent GOP officials who have found themselves in disagreement with former President Donald Trump.
Joe and Jill Biden attend Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday morning before his inauguration.
A patron, who did not want to give his name, uses the lottery ticket vending kiosk at a Smoker Friendly store to purchase tickets for the Mega Millions lottery drawing Friday in Cranberry Township, Pa.
Chantelly Manzanares grades her daughter Rosabella's spelling test. Because her mother is deaf, Rosabella sometimes uses American Sign Language to interpret what's happening in her classes on Zoom.
A sign warns against COVID-19 near the Navajo town of Tuba City, Ariz. As the pandemic rages across the U.S., mitigation measures continue to be critical to save lives.
Voters head into their Iowa Democratic caucus site last year. Problems with a new smartphone app delayed reporting of the results for days or, for The Associated Press, permanently.
The acting head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media has fired the presidents and boards of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks. Above, the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is seen in Prague in January 2010.
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was one of many global health leaders who spoke bluntly about the coronavirus pandemic at annual meetings that conclude on Tuesday. Discussing the lack of priority given to vaccines for poor countries, he stated, "The world is on the brink of a catastrophic moral failure."
Faith leaders and members of human rights groups protest outside of the U.S. Capitol calling Congress not to end refugee resettlement programs on Oct. 15, 2019, in Washington.
Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak
Protesters of new lockdown measures in the Netherlands burned cars and coronavirus testing sites and fought with police.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, pictured during a daily press conference at National Palace in Mexico City last week, says he's tested positive for the coronavirus.
People attend a rally in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Saint Petersburg on Saturday.
Rescuers carry a worker who was trapped in a gold mine to an ambulance in the city of Qixia in China's Shandong province. Eleven workers trapped for two weeks by an explosion inside the mine were brought safely to the surface on Sunday.
"This is a reminder to all of us that the pandemic continues and that this is a tricky virus," New Zealand's director-general of health, Ashley Bloomfield, said Sunday.
Israeli tourists walk through the Deira district near Dubai's grand souk in December.
People clash with police Saturday during a protest in St. Petersburg, Russia, against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
A computer screen in Seoul shows images of Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump in 2019.
David Gilkey and his mother Alyda.
South Korea's KF94 mask does a good job concealing the Mona Lisa's smile — but how effective is it at preventing coronavirus spread? Here, masked pedestrians stroll through a shopping district in Seoul.
Corine Dehabey, the director of programs for the Toledo office of US Together, pictured in a 2017 story. Today she says her organization is hopeful and excited for the changes coming under President Biden.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Jan. 8. A Twitter account believed to be linked to Khamenei was permanently banned Friday after posting a threatening image involving former President Donald Trump. Twitter told The Associated Press the account was a fake.
Cemetery workers carry the remains of 89-year-old Abilio Ribeiro, who died of the new coronavirus, for burial at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, on Jan. 6. The day before, Manaus declared a 180-day state of emergency due to a surge of new cases of the coronavirus.
A volunteer receives a shot as part of a COVID-19 vaccine trial at Soweto's Chris Sani Baragwanath Hospital outside Johannesburg, South Africa, on Nov. 30, 2020.
Activists in New York City show their support for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which took effect on Friday.
Alternative for Germany leaders Björn Höcke (right) and Alexander Gauland celebrate their party's election results in Erfurt, Germany, in 2019, when voters in Thuringia elected a new state parliament. The AfD now has 88 members in Germany's federal parliament, more than 12% representation.
Cloe Shasha Brooks: The Search For Big Ideas
Adult hookworms from a dog. The larvae, which penetrate the skin, are even smaller.
With official charges submitted against three men accused in bombings in Indonesia in 2002 and 2003, the U.S. must arraign the prisoners before a military commission at a U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The College Buyout Boom
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady reacts after winning the NFC championship against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wis., on Sunday. The Buccaneers will meet AFC champions Kansas City Chiefs Feb. 7 in Super Bowl LV.
President Biden signs an executive order Thursday at the White House.
Facebook's oversight board is considering what to do about Donald Trump's accounts.
The ever-curious Larry King adopted a philosophy of letting his guests be the star of the show and letting them teach him a thing or two.
Desi Arnaz, seen in 1955, was one of the first characters to speak Spanish on English-language television.
The Straw That Broke The Bucatini Supply Chain
Audience members in their cars drive past still photos from the Netflix film The Trial of the Chicago 7 at its drive-in premiere in Pasadena, Calif., in October. Pandemic restrictions have led studios to delay some movie releases or shift them from indoor theaters to streaming services.
The social network MeWe is among a number of apps seeing an influx of users after Facebook and Twitter kicked off former President Donald Trump.
Economics In Space
The Biden administration is ousting Trump appointees at the Voice of America and its sister networks, which together reach 350 million people worldwide each week.
Facebook's new Oversight Board will review its controversial decision to suspend former President Donald Trump in the wake of the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol.
Even before Amazon booted Parler off its Web service, Apple and Google had banned it from their respective app stores.
President Biden swears in presidential appointees during a virtual ceremony in the State Dining Room of the White House on Wednesday. Data on Thursday showed new claims for state unemployment benefits reached 900,000, showcasing the weakening U.S. jobs picture.
A Trader Joe's worker disinfects shopping carts and controls the number of customers allowed to shop at one time in Omaha, Neb., on May 7, 2020. Grocers like Trader Joe's are offering pay incentives to encourage their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Vehicles drive on highway I-94 in St. Paul, Minn., on Nov. 7, 2020. A recent report from the International Energy Agency said emissions fell across most parts of the economy, with one notable exception: SUVs.
Stocks hit record highs on Wednesday after President Biden's inauguration.
One of the eight gorillas in the troop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in California. Some of the gorillas contracted the coronavirus this month. One of the older gorillas received monoclonal antibody therapy as part of his treatment.
South Dakota has given out about 75% of the vaccine doses it's received, a high rate among states.
How Severe Is Your State's Coronavirus Outbreak?
Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak
According to a review published in 2018, nearly 75% of the drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration in the 21st century had no data associated with their use during pregnancy.
Olympic Runner Alexi Pappas On Learning To Ask For Help
BONUS: Breathe
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., seen here at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, said the upcoming impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump will be "fair" but "move at a relatively fast pace."
President Biden signs an executive order Thursday at the White House.
Rudy Giuliani, seen here on Jan. 6 with Chapman University law professor John Eastman, speaks in Washington at a rally in support of former President Donald Trump. Dominion Voting Systems, a frequent target of Giuliani, is suing him for defamation.
Under Solicitor General Noel Francisco, the Trump administration regularly leap-frogged over appeals courts, going directly to the Supreme Court to block decisions it didn't like from federal trial courts.
Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, called a post-presidency Senate trial for Trump "vindictive."
President Biden has signed a series of executive actions since Inauguration Day aimed at helping to address the COVID-19 crisis, his top priority in office.
Members of Virginia's Herndon-Reston Indivisible group protest in front of the White House on Aug. 6, 2018. With Donald Trump out of office, progressive groups are turning their focus.
President Biden and first lady Jill Biden walk up the stairs as they arrive at the North Portico of the White House on Wednesday.
Since taking office on Wednesday, President Biden has been signing executive actions to roll back measures taken by President Donald Trump.
Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint Thursday against Sens. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, over their Jan. 6 objections to the November presidential elections.
President Biden, joined by Vice President Harris and Dr. Anthony Fauci, signs executive actions as part of his administration's COVID-19 response on Thursday.
Pete Buttigieg speaks on Dec. 16 after he was nominated to be transportation secretary by then-President-elect Joe Biden. Buttigieg faced a largely friendly reception at his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday.
Dr. Anthony Fauci and White House press secretary Jen Psaki face reporters Thursday during the daily White House briefing.
President Biden's nominee for defense secretary, retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, testifies Tuesday at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci informed the WHO on Thursday that the U.S. will not be leaving the organization. Fauci is seen here last month, receiving the Moderna coronavirus vaccine in Washington.
Pharmaceutical company Merck says it is shelving its two COVID-19 vaccine candidates, saying that the results of clinical trials fell short of its goals.
Image of an adult pink bollworm moth
Maria Arechiga (center) helps move an intubated COVID-19 patient to a private room. The patient died later that day.
The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine, by Janice P. Nimura
President Joe Biden is directing the U.S. to rejoin the international Paris Climate Agreement, which aims to cut global greenhouse gas emissions. Here, activists rally on Dec. 12, 2015.
President Biden has vowed quick action on climate change, appointing the largest climate staff of any president.
Once the rules for implementing it are worked out, a bill signed into federal law in December will eliminate the required five-month waiting period for diagnosed ALS patients to begin disability benefits, enabling quicker Medicare coverage as well.
An illustration shows medical student Elizabeth Blackwell at Geneva Medical College (later Hobart College) in upstate New York, as she eyes a note dropped onto her arm by a male student, during a lecture in the college's operating room.
Baltimore is struggling to pay for the massive infrastructure and public health costs associated with global warming. As in many cities, flood risk has dramatically increased as the Earth has gotten hotter.
Let's Go Back To Venus!
In this image provided by NASA, the core stage for the first flight of NASA's Space Launch System rocket is seen at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The four engines fired for a little more than one minute.
People lined up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site in Disneyland's parking lot in Anaheim, Calif. on Jan. 13. The state says all residents 65 or older are now eligible to receive the vaccine.
The Trump administration's decision to relax rules regarding the prescription of buprenorphine comes as record-level drug overdose deaths occurred in the U.S. in the 12 months ending in June 2020.
Caro Verbeek speaks on the TEDx stage in Gronigen, Netherlands.
Apple cores are perfectly safe to eat, even though many choose not to.
Aircraft largely stayed on the ground in spring 2020, leading to a drop in greenhouse gas emissions.
Speech therapist David Romero uses software to compose words with Teodoro Leazma, who suffered COVID-19. Leazma recovered his mobility, but then realized the illness caused him to have dyslexia and other cognitive disorders.
In recent years, some in the medical community have started questioning the use of race in kidney medicine, arguing its use could perpetuate health disparities.
Dulles International Airport last month. The CDC will require all air passengers entering the U.S. to provide a negative COVID-19 test before boarding their flight.
Staff and residents of the Ararat Nursing Facility in the Mission Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles got COVID-19 shots on Jan. 7. Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths have been surging throughout Los Angeles County.
Image of an adult pink bollworm moth
Facebook's oversight board is considering what to do about Donald Trump's accounts.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Jan. 8. A Twitter account believed to be linked to Khamenei was permanently banned Friday after posting a threatening image involving former President Donald Trump. Twitter told The Associated Press the account was a fake.
President-elect Joe Biden greets singer Lady Gaga during the inauguration.
President Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrive at the White House on Wednesday. The Biden administration has made several changes to the White House website with an eye toward inclusivity and accessibility.
Vice President Harris celebrates with the incoming president after being sworn in Wednesday on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., yells at journalists after setting off the metal detector outside the doors to the House of Representatives Chamber on Jan. 12. Twitter suspended the newly elected lawmaker's account temporarily on Sunday.
Gab was founded in 2016 as an almost anti-Twitter. The platform embraces far-right and other extremist provocateurs, including Milo Yiannopoulos and Alex Jones, who have been banned from Facebook and Twitter over incendiary posts.
Parler, founded in Nevada in 2018, bills itself as an alternative to "ideological suppression" at other social networks.
Amazon cut off Parler from its Web hosting service, knocking the social media site offline.
Workers at an Amazon fulfillment center on Staten Island in New York City and across the U.S. have not been unionized. That could change in Alabama.
Shoppers walk past a "Sale" sign outside a store at the Easton Town Center Mall in Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 7.
Explore Nordic forests (okay, and some monsters) in Röki.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday that he believes tech companies that banned President Trump from various social media platforms was a move that sets a dangerous precedent for a free Internet.
Nervous TikTok
Amazon Says Parler Systematically Unwilling To Remove Violent Content
YouTube is the latest social media company to shut down President Trump's account following the riots at the U.S. Capitol.
test
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is shown testifying at a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill last October. Facebook and Twitter announced new actions to curb the spread of misinformation.
Tech Giants Join Corporate Reckoning Over Political Spending
Roy Austin Jr. has been named Facebook's vice president of civil rights, a new position within the company with the mandate to oversee its accountability on racial hatred and discrimination on its platform.

News source NPR: www.npr.org
Currency exchange source X-RATES: www.x-rates.com

To report a bug or make a suggestion please write to: help@importsounds.com

Disclaimers: Currency exchange rates are approximate. This page may not work in private browsing (yet)