"President Biden has a chance to raise the harsh refugee caps imposed by the Trump administration — and help families like mine reunite in the U.S."
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in Kabul.
Gunmen stormed Kabul University as it hosted a book fair attended by the Iranian ambassador to Afghanistan.
President Donald Trump has almost completely erased intelligence briefings from his schedule.
“I have never discussed it with him,” Trump said when asked about intelligent reports that Moscow paid the Taliban to kill American troops.
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov dismissed the intelligence claims as a sham based on "unscrupulous speculations."
Top officials were aware a year earlier than previously reported that Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, according to Associated Press sources.
The 22-year-old activist celebrated her philosophy, politics and economics degree with a very messy graduation photo.
A horrific attack at a maternity hospital in Kabul has not been claimed by any group, but the U.S. said it bears all the hallmarks of Afghanistan’s IS affiliate.
The U.S. had asked Taliban officials for Frierichs' release during meetings last week. Frierichs disappeared in Afghanistan in late January.