Exclusive: U.S. Seeks Taliban Deal for Last Hostage, Needs Proof of Life

"The U.S. government needs to get over its hang-ups on steps and process and meetings," Mark Frerichs' sister told Newsweek. "The Taliban have been clear about what they wanted since last summer and we need to act on it while the window is open to get Mark home. Why can't we just take 'yes' for an answer?"