Cassie Mena

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America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Here's how inmates used helicopters, yoga and fruit to escape prison

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prisons are supposed to be the most difficult buildings to escape from. Yet inmates still break free -- sometimes with dramatic helicopter stunts, sometimes just by slipping through the cracks (literally).<p>Here are some of the most bizarre prison breaks in history:<p>The chronic escapee<p>When …

These Are The Best Fitness Trackers

After 60 hours of research and 10 days of testing, The Wirecutter determined which fitness trackers were the best for most people.<p>If you're looking for the best way to track your activity and exercise, the $150 Fitbit Charge HR is the fitness tracker we'd recommend for most people. According to our …