State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau called the attack on the university "an attack on the future of Afghanistan."
Two man-made catastrophes — a toxic nuclear legacy and rising sea levels — threaten to sink the Marshall Islands' country and culture.
Prosecutors are seeking to subpoena two attorneys they think have financial ties to the suspects in a multimillion-dollar lottery-rigging plot.
The Kabul-based university was where five gunmen wearing Afghan military uniforms abducted one American and one Australian professor last month.
The 6.2 magnitude quake struck about 100 miles northeast of Rome.