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US military personnel remove bags containing bodies of members of the Jim Jones' sect "Temple of people", 23 November 1978, after they arrived from Jonestown, the community's cultural center, where Jim Jones had established the Peoples Temple. More than 900 people died, 18 November 1978, in the largest mass suicide in American history.        (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

36th Annual Memorial Of Jonestown Mass Suicide Held At Oakland’s Evergreen Cemetery

Tuesday marked the 36th anniversary Jonestown Memorial held at the Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland to commemorate more than 900 people who died in a cult mass suicide.

11/18/2014

Musician Alicia Keys sings at the Ruby Dee Memorial Service at Assembly Hall of the Riverside Church on September 20, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Hundreds Pack Harlem Cathedral To Celebrate The Life Of Actress, Civil Rights Activist Ruby Dee

Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song “Superwoman,” Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo, and well-wishes were sent from Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House.

09/20/2014

(San Jose Fire Department)

Bay Area Remembers 9/11 With Moments Of Silence, Memorials

Observances are being held Thursday morning at the sites where Americans were killed by 9/11 terrorist attacks 13 years ago. Around the Bay Area, public transit and law enforcement joined in with their own memorials.

09/11/2014

Dave and Rosie Basso gather at home with some of the beneficiaries of the Michael Basso Memorial Foundation. (CBS)

Marin Couple Honors Son With Foundation For Giving

A North Bay couple whose son died twenty years ago has transformed their grief into something good. Dave and Rosie Basso decided that the best way to pay tribute to their son was to live life as he did.

07/30/2014

Daphne Viola Webb reported missing by her father on July 10, 2013. (Oakland Police Department)

1 Year After Oakland Girl Goes Missing, Police Hand Daphne Webb Investigation Over To Prosecutors

One year after the disappearance of a two-year-old girl who remains missing, Oakland police confirmed they’ve now handed over their investigation to prosecutors.

07/11/2014

Casey Kasem (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Private SoCal Memorial Service For “American Top 40″ Radio DJ Casey Kasem

About 100 family members, close friends and business associates gathered at the memorial at a church in Southern California.

06/21/2014

Maya Angelou Memorial

Poet Maya Angelou Remembered At Memorial Service; Video Highlights

VIdeo highlights from the memorial service for poet, actress, singer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou at Wake Forest; remarks from Oprah Winfrey, first lady Michelle Obama and Pres. Bill Clinton.

06/07/2014

Maya Angelou attends the Norman Mailer Center's Fifth Annual Benefit Gala sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels at the New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)

Maya Angelou Memorial Service To Include President Clinton, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey

Former President Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey will join First Lady Michelle Obama at a weekend memorial service for poet and author Maya Angelou

06/06/2014

Businessman Warren Buffett

Auction For Lunch With Billionaire Buffett To Benefit San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church

An auction for a lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett that benefits a San Francisco church kicked off its 15th year Sunday night.

06/01/2014

First responders Manny Rodriguez, Pia Hofmann, Det. Anthony Favara, of the NYPD and Lt. Stephen Butler, of the Port Authority Police, speak next to the 'Last Beam' during the dedication ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial May 15, 2014 in New York City. (John Munson-Pool/Getty Images)

September 11 Museum Dedicated In New York

CBS News Correspondent and former KCBS Reporter Jim Taylor describes the feeling after attending the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York.

05/15/2014

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