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Rory McIlroy says best golf still to come after Players Championship win

Rory McIlroy says best golf still to come after Players Championship win

Sports
Rory McIlroy says his best golf is still to come after winning the Players Championship at Sawgrass.The four-time major winner produced a superb performance on the back nine to beat Jim Furyk by one stroke on Sunday.It ensured the 29-year-old Northern Irishman claimed his first PGA Tour title since March 2018. "I've started the second phase of my career. I've learned a lot in the last 10-11 years and feel I can make the next 10-11 years even better," he said."It's a massive win on a course on which I've had mixed results. I had to show a lot of character out there."I'm just really proud of myself the way I played the last few holes."I kept telling myself on the way to the 17th tee, just make ...
Here are 5 last-minute tax moves you can still make before you file

Here are 5 last-minute tax moves you can still make before you file

Finance
Most of the last-minute opportunities to reduce your tax liabilities for 2018 have come and gone. You can't deduct charitable contributions you make in 2019 from last year's income, nor can you deduct expenses against last year's income for medical procedures you get now. You can't give 2018 tax-free gifts to your heirs today or harvest losses on investments tomorrow to offset gains realized last year. The bulk of the things you could do reduce your tax bill for last year expired on Dec. 31. But not all of them. There are still a number of steps taxpayers can take to help reduce the bite on April 15. Some have been available ...
Here's how investors can save the planet and still make some money

Here's how investors can save the planet and still make some money

Finance
You've read it in the headlines: Temperatures are rising and icebergs are melting. And as more evidence points to the growing influence of climate change, one area is sure to be impacted: big business. As evidence, take PG&E's recent bankruptcy filing following the wildfires that ravaged California over the past two years. The company's equipment has been blamed for contributing to those disasters. But another factor — the hotter climate and drier terrain in California and broader region — also contributed to the problem. ...
NASA, SpaceX finish Crew Dragon review; March 2 launch date still targeted

NASA, SpaceX finish Crew Dragon review; March 2 launch date still targeted

Science
Feb. 22 (UPI) -- NASA and SpaceX officials completed the flight readiness review ahead of the planned launch of an unmanned SpaceX capsule to the International Space Station. Calling it a "phenomenal" review, NASA associate administrator for human exploration and operations William Gerstenmaier said at a news conference the Crew Dragon capsule remains on schedule for the planned launch date and time of 2:48 a.m. March 2. Its launch will be called Demo-1, or DM-1. Gerstenmaier added, however, that the review yielded plans to look further at the Crew Dragon's software, specifically at how it functions while the capsule approaches the ISS. Gerstenmaier and Kathy Lueders, manager of NASA's commercial crew program, said the flight next week, though unmanned, will have implications on future la...