10/22/2013 03:39 pm ET Updated Dec 22, 2013

'The Most Widely Misunderstood Story In America' Explained

New York Times

More than 20 years ago, 79-year-old Stella Liebeck ordered coffee at a McDonald's drive-through in Albuquerque, N.M. She spilled the coffee, was burned, and one year later, sued McDonald's.

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